Slug: cooperation-increases-capacity Date: 2002-01-25 Title: Cooperation Increases Capacity layout: post

David P. Reed is discussing some fundemental questions about the process of dividing up the radio spectrum to provide "non-interference" between electromagnetic devices.<p> As is often the case, this great quote applies simultanously to technology and human behavior:<p> And the basic question of the limits on "spectrum capacity", as a scientific question, is slowly developing answers - surprising ones. It turns out that network cooperation increases capacity.</p></p>