Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks

Zheng, Kan, Zhang, Lin, Xiang, Wei, and Wang, Wenbo (2016) Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks. Springer Briefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering . Springer, Cham, Switzerland.

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Abstract

This brief examines recent developments in the Heterogeneous Vehicular NETworks (HETVNETs), integrating cellular networks with Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) for meeting the communications requirements of the Intelligent Transport System (ITS)services. Along with a review of recent literature, a unified framework of the HetVNET is presented. The brief focuses on introducing efficient MAC mechanisms for vehicular communications, including channel access protocols, broadcast/multicast protocols, the location-based channel congestion control scheme and the content-based resource allocation scheme. The cooperative communication between vehicles is discussed. This brief concludes with a discussion on future research directions, and provides the readers with useful insights into the future designs in the HetVNETs, to motivate new ideas for performance improvements in vehicular networks.

Item ID: 48047
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-3-319-25620-7
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 04:48
FoR Codes: 10 TECHNOLOGY > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100599 Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8901 Communication Networks and Services > 890199 Communication Networks and Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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