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IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine

Issue 3 • Sept. 2012

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • [Staff listing]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 2
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  • Welcome to Garg [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 3
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  • Auto Industries and Road Hazards [Automotive Electronics]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):4 - 10
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    The General Motors (GM's) 2013 GMC Acadia midsize crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) will offer the auto industry's first application of a front-seat center air bag. Stowed within the right side of the driver's seat, the deployed air bag will position itself between the front-row driver and passenger seats [1]. View full abstract»

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  • Spectrum for Medical Area Body Networks [Mobile Radio]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):11 - 17
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    In the First Report and Order, the FCC allocated 40 MHz of spectrum at 2,360-2,400 MHz for MBAN use on a secondary basis. The spectrum will accommodate MBAN use through an expansion of the existing Medical Device Radiocommunication Service in Part 95 of FCC rules. This structure, which will permit MBAN devices to operate on a license-by-rule basis in which users will not have to apply for and rece... View full abstract»

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  • Freight Rail Electrification Extended [Transportation Systems]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):18 - 22
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    The European Railway Agency (ERA) should be transformed into a single safety certification and vehicle authorization body for Europe, according to a joint vision for the future presented by the Community of European Railway (CER) and infrastructure companies and supply industry association former Union des Industries Ferroviaires Europeenes (UNIFE) on 28 February. View full abstract»

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  • [Correction]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 22
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    Due to a production error, the "Transportation Systems" column in the June 2012 issue mistakenly listed Euros instead of US$ under the heading "New Automated Freight Railroad" on page 21. The end of the first paragraph should have stated, "The cost of the systemis US$518 million. Rio Tinto??s share for the driverless trains is expected to be US$478 million." View full abstract»

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  • Evolution of Future Wireless Systems [From the Guest Editors' Desk]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):23 - 106
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  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology: Special Section on Vehicular Network and Communication System - From Laboratory into Reality

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 25
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  • Trust-Based Collaboration Service Framework: A Platform for Communication and Content Sharing

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):26 - 33
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    This article discusses a novel framework for trust-based multidevice collaboration services. This framework opens up significant scope for applications and collaboration opportunities among heterogeneous devices mimicking human interaction. We present a topology map middleware service and a distributed querying application service that run on top of this framework. We are currently working on addr... View full abstract»

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  • M2M Scheduling over LTE: Challenges and New Perspectives

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):34 - 39
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    Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications over cellular networks pose significant challenges as a result of the large number of devices, small data transmissions, and vast applications range. Current solutions based on general packet radio service (GPRS) access proved to be inadequate for supporting the M2M ecosystem. Therefore, advanced cellular network releases, such as long-term evolution (LTE) a... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of Multihop Relaying Networks: Communication Between Range-Limited and Cooperative Nodes

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):40 - 47
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    The focus of this article is on analyzing the impact of the number of hops and the number of transmit and receive antennas, at the relay nodes, on the performance of multihop networks. The vision of future wireless networks includes a greater role for ubiquitous ad hoc networks based on multihop transmissions between machines and general mobile devices carried around by users. With this in mind, t... View full abstract»

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  • Cognitive Networks for Future Internet: Status and Emerging Challenges

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):48 - 56
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    This work provided an overview of the cognitive networks and systems for a wireless FI by considering the current status and looking forward at the emerging challenges. Emphasis was placed on the opportunistic networking paradigm to provide an insight on research regarding operator-governed ONs that are assumed to be coordinated extension of the infrastructure. For the coordination of operator-gov... View full abstract»

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  • Converter-Switching Surges: Railroad Vehicle Power Converter Impact Studies

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):57 - 66
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    The application of new power electronics equipment to the rolling stocks of electrified railroad vehicles in recent years brought about the benefits of smooth acceleration and braking, higher efficient of propulsion systems, improved power quality, easy-and-simple maintenance of propulsion motor, and even lower procurement and service costs. Hence, they are generally regarded as a blessing and pro... View full abstract»

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  • Data Transport Networks: Case Studies in a Public Transit Environment

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):67 - 72
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    Ethernet has become the de facto standard for providing data transport not only throughout the Internet but also for numerous private and industrial networks. Before Ethernet's dominance, circuit-switched networks (or time-division multiplexed networks such as synchronous optical network (SONET) are popular choices for applications that require flexible and reliable data transport. Over the past t... View full abstract»

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  • Vehicular Entertainment Systems: Mobile Application Enhancement in Networked Infrastructures

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):73 - 79
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    Entertainment systems can transform a tedious trip to an enjoyable experience. In this article, we present a new business model and a complete architecture for vehicular entertainment networks that allow users to transfer applications from their mobile terminals to infrastructure elements, such as seat screens, while maintaining control from their terminals. Our approach is compatible with highly ... View full abstract»

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  • Wireless In-Vehicle Compliant Black Box: For Accident Analysis

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):80 - 89
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    In this article, a novel accident analysis system is proposed to determine the main human factors involved in traffic accidents. Several tests of the system were carried out in a highly realistic truck simulator with a group of professional drivers. The data, collected with the system at the moments before traffic accidents, were used to generate a novel database that was carefully analyzed by a g... View full abstract»

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  • Automatic Accident Detection: Assistance Through Communication Technologies and Vehicles

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):90 - 100
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    In this article, e-NOTIFY system is presented, which allows fast detection of traffic accidents, improving the assistance to injured passengers by reducing the response time of emergency services through the efficient communication of relevant information about the accident using a combination of V2V and V2I communications. The proposed system requires installing OBUs in the vehicles, in charge of... View full abstract»

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  • CFP of Special Issue on Visions on the future Public Safety communications - IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 101
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  • Report on Wireless Vehicular Communications [VTS News]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):102 - 106
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  • ETSI ITS Workshop has Global Reach [Standards]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):108 - 110
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  • Conferences of interest [Calendar of Events]

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s): 111
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Aims & Scope

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine publishes peer-reviewed articles covering advances in areas of interest to the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society: The theoretical, experimental, application and operational aspects of electrical and electronic engineering relevant to motor vehicles and associated land transportation infrastructure.

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Editor-in-Chief
Klaus David

University of Kassel

Kassel, Germany

david@uni-kassel.de

+49 561 804 6314