By Topic

A road based multi-channel assignment method for VANET

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
$33 $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)
Tong Zhao ; School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China, 100871 ; Shanbo Lu ; Wei Yan ; Xiaoming Li

Multi-channel assignment is a NP hard problem. The high mobility in vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs) makes the problem even harder. To avoid the impact of mobility, we propose a MIMC assignment method for VANETs based on road maps (MIMC-Road). When the channels are assigned according to the road topology instead of the topology between nodes, the mobility effects are eliminated. MIMC-Road can utilize the multiple channels with low overhead while keeps the network connectivity as good as single channel network. Simulations show that MIMC-Road can notably improve the throughput of VANETs, and keep steady performance with channel switching delay and position information drifting errors.

Published in:

Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2013 International Conference on

Date of Conference:

28-31 Jan. 2013