Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

BUFE-MAC: A Protocol With Bandwidth Utilization and Fairness Enhancements for Mesh-Backbone-Based VANETs

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Li-Ling Hung ; Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Aletheia Univ., Taipei, Taiwan ; Chih-Yung Chang ; Cheng-Chang Chen ; Yu-Chieh Chen

Vehicular ad hoc network technologies can improve traffic safety for drivers and provide comfort services for passengers. Because the hardware of a roadside unit (RSU) is costly, in most previous research, vehicles might exchange data with an RSU through multihop transmissions. However, the vehicle with a larger number of hops to the RSU has fewer opportunities and longer time to exchange its data with the RSU because the contentions and collisions increase with the number of hops. This paper proposes the bandwidth utilization and fairness enhancements medium access control (BUFE MAC) protocol, which considers a vehicular ad hoc network that accesses the Internet through fixed Internet Gateways along the road. BUFE-MAC aims at increasing bandwidth utilization, maintaining fairness, and avoiding collision. The performance study reveals that the proposed MAC protocol not only avoids the collision problem but improves the performance in terms of end-to-end throughput and fairness as well.

Published in:

Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:61 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 2012

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.