Vehicular Networks: From Theory to Practice (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer & Information Science Series v. 20)

Vehicular Networks: From Theory to Practice (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer & Information Science Series v. 20)

By: Stephan Olariu (editor), Michele C. Weigle (editor), Sartaj Sahni (series_editor)Hardback

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In spite of their importance and potential societal impact, there is currently no comprehensive source of information about vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs). Cohesively integrating the state of the art in this emerging field, Vehicular Networks: From Theory to Practice elucidates many issues involved in vehicular networking, including traffic engineering, human factors studies, and novel computer science research. Divided into six broad sections, the book begins with an overview of traffic engineering issues, such as traffic monitoring and traffic flow modeling. It then introduces governmental and industrial efforts in the United States and Europe to set standards and perform field tests on the feasibility of vehicular networks. After highlighting innovative applications enabled by vehicular networks, the book discusses several networking-related issues, including routing and localization. The following section focuses on simulation, which is currently the primary method for evaluating vehicular networking systems. The final part explores the extent and impact of driver distraction with in-vehicle displays. Encompassing both introductory and advanced concepts, this guide covers the various areas that impact the design of applications for vehicular networks. It details key research challenges, offers guidance on developing future standards, and supplies valuable information on existing experimental studies.

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Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Contents

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING Traffic Monitoring Michael D. Fontaine Models for Traffic Flow and Vehicle Motion Martin Treiber and Arne Kesting U.S. AND EUROPEAN INITIATIVES Vehicle-Infrastructure Cooperation James A. Misener, Susan Dickey, Joel VanderWerf, and Raja Sengupta CAR-2-X Communication in Europe Long Le, Andreas Festag, Roberto Baldessari, and Wenhui Zhang APPLICATIONS Safety-Related Vehicular Applications Mohammad S. Almalag Emerging Vehicular Applications Uichin Lee, Ryan Cheung, and Mario Gerla Use of Infrastructure in VANETs Michele C. Weigle, Stephan Olariu, Mahmoud Abuelela, and Gongjun Yan Content Delivery in Zero-Infrastructure VANETs Mahmoud Abuelela and Stephan Olariu NETWORKING ISSUES Mobile Ad Hoc Routing in the Context of Vehicular Networks Francisco J. Ros, Pedro M. Ruiz, Juan A.Sanchez, and Ivan Stojmenovic Delay-Tolerant Networks in VANETs Yifeng Shao, Cong Liu, and Jie Wu Localization in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Azzedine Boukerche, Horacio A.B.F. Oliveira, Eduardo F. Nakamura, and Antonio A.F. Loureiro SIMULATION Vehicular Mobility Models Marco Fiore Vehicular Network Simulators Gongjun Yan, Khaled Ibrahim, and Michele C. Weigle HUMAN FACTORS Mental Workload and Driver Distraction with In-Vehicle Displays Carryl L. Baldwin Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781420085884
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9781420085884
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 1420085883

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