# IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

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Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology publication information

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): C2
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• ### A Unified Disk Scattering Model and Its Angle-of-Departure and Time-of-Arrival Statistics

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):473 - 485
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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This paper proposes a novel probability density function (PDF) for the distribution of local scatterers inside a disk centered on the mobile station (MS). The new scattering model is introduced as the unified disk scattering model (UDSM), as it unifies a variety of typical circularly symmetric scattering models into one simple model. By adjusting a designated shape factor controlling the distribut... View full abstract»

• ### Radiowave Propagation Prediction in Vegetated Residential Environments

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):486 - 499
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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This paper proposes a propagation prediction model in vegetated residential areas. The goal is to model the attenuation caused by the tree canopies in vegetated residential areas in a simplified manner. The model is based on the Torrico-Bertoni-Lang model. It describes a vegetated residential area where rows of houses and trees are lying between an elevated transmitting antenna and the receiving a... View full abstract»

• ### Inversion-Based Control of a Highly Redundant Military HEV

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):500 - 510
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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This paper deals with the control design of a military hybrid electric vehicle (HEV). The studied vehicle presents a highly redundant architecture to ensure high system reliability. As a consequence, the control scheme is complex to design. Energetic macroscopic representation (EMR) is used to describe the interaction between all subsystems of the powertrain. A control structure is deduced by an i... View full abstract»

• ### A Deterministic Compressed GNSS Acquisition Technique

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):511 - 521
Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (1)
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In the cold start of a Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) receiver, fast acquisition of the GNSS signal requires either an extensive usage of hardware resources for massive parallel correlators or a high computational complexity for fast Fourier transform (FFT) and inverse FFT operations. Because GNSS uses direct-sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) signaling with binary phase-shift keying (BPS... View full abstract»

• ### Safe Driving in LA: Report from the Greatest Intervehicular Accident Detection Test Ever

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):522 - 535
Cited by:  Papers (35)
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The UN Economic Commission's Statistics of Road Traffic Accidents report of 2011 shows that every year, about 150 000 human beings lose their lives on the roads of the western world. Although it is a common belief that this figure could shrink with the use of new sensor and communication technologies, unfortunately, none such systems have hit the road to date. Ideally, if such technologies were pu... View full abstract»

• ### A Framework for Secure and Efficient Data Acquisition in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):536 - 551
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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Intervehicular communication lies at the core of a number of industry and academic research initiatives that aim at enhancing the safety and efficiency of transportation systems. Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) enable vehicles to communicate with each other and with roadside units (RSUs). Service-oriented vehicular networks are special types of VANETs that support diverse infrastructure-based c... View full abstract»

• ### Application-Oriented License Plate Recognition

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):552 - 561
Cited by:  Papers (14)  |  Patents (2)
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We split the applications of vehicle license plate recognition (LPR) into three major categories and propose a solution with parameter settings that are adjustable for different applications. The three categories are access control (AC), law enforcement (LE), and road patrol (RP). Each application is characterized by variables of different variation scopes and thus requires different settings on t... View full abstract»

• ### Active Suspension System Based on Linear Switched Reluctance Actuator and Control Schemes

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):562 - 572
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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In this paper, an active suspension system utilizing a low-cost high-performance linear switched reluctance actuator with proportional-derivative (PD) control is presented. With the tracking differentiator (TD) calculating the displacement and its derivatives directly under the presence of noise, velocity and acceleration can be evaluated, and accurate position control can be achieved. Comparison ... View full abstract»

• ### Battery-in-the-Loop Simulation of a Planetary-Gear-Based Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):573 - 581
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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This paper deals with the development of a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) real-time simulation setup for vehicular systems. In modeling a vehicular drivetrain, the battery model poses the greatest challenge. Mathematical battery models suitable for real-time and transient simulation are often inaccurate due to internal electrochemical reactions in the battery and external factors such as loading condi... View full abstract»

• ### Scheduling in Centralized Cognitive Radio Networks for Energy Efficiency

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):582 - 595
Cited by:  Papers (53)
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With growing concern about environmental issues and an emerging green communications paradigm, cognitive radio (CR) networks (CRNs) have to be considered from the energy efficiency perspective. In this paper, we focus on scheduling in CRNs, in which a cognitive base station (CBS) makes frequency allocations to the CRs at the beginning of each frame. A cognitive scheduler must consider the diversit... View full abstract»

• ### Robust Multi-Antenna Multi-User Precoding Based on Generalized Multi-Unitary Decomposition With Partial CSI Feedback

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):596 - 605
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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In this paper, we present a novel matrix decomposition method, called generalized multi-unitary decomposition (GMUD), and use it to achieve robust multi-antenna multi-user multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) precoding with limited and partial channel information feedback. GMUD transforms complex matrix {H} into H = Pθ, rRrQθ,rH... View full abstract»

• ### On the Duality of the Max–Min Beamforming Problem With Per-Antenna and Per-Antenna-Array Power Constraints

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):606 - 619
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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This paper considers a downlink unicast transmission in a multicell network with multiple users. In a network with frequency reuse factor of one, intercell interference is a limiting factor. The max-min beamforming technique enables a balancing of the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio (SINR) among all users in a network under a power budget. Thus, a fair distribution of the achievable rate c... View full abstract»

• ### Chaotic Stochastic Resonance Energy Detection Fusion Used in Cooperative Spectrum Sensing

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):620 - 627
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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A cooperative spectrum-sensing technique in cognitive radio (CR) networks based on the data fusion of various chaotic stochastic resonance (CSR) energy detectors is proposed in this paper. Due to noisy uncertainty in unpredictable wireless communication environments, detection performance of conventional energy detection cannot be guaranteed. By introducing the CSR system with various CSR noise ty... View full abstract»

• ### Ergodic Capacity Optimization for Single-Stream Beamforming Transmission in MISO Rician Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):628 - 641
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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The maximization of the ergodic capacity for single-stream beamforming, which is a (constrained) transmission scheme referred to as “optimum beamforming,” has been extensively addressed in the open literature for multiple-input-single-output (MISO) Rayleigh fading channels and spatially uncorrelated MISO Rician fading channels with a unit transmit covariance matrix, and closed-form s... View full abstract»

• ### Amplify-and-Forward Strategies in the Two-Way Relay Channel With Analog Tx–Rx Beamforming

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):642 - 654
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In this paper, we study the multiple-input-multiple-output two-way relay channel (MIMO-TWRC) when the nodes and relay use analog beamforming. Following the amplify-and-forward (AF) strategy, the problem consists of finding the transmit and receive beamformers of the nodes and relay (as well as the power allocated to each one) that achieve the boundary of the optimal rate region. To solve it, we fi... View full abstract»

• ### Successive AF/DF Relaying in the Cooperative DS-CDMA Uplink: Capacity Analysis and Its System Architecture

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):655 - 666
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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A successive-relaying-aided network (SRAN) is designed for a multiuser spread-spectrum scenario conceived for noncoherent (NC) detection to convert the typical 50% half-duplex relaying induced throughput loss to a potential user-load reduction of the code-division multiple-access (CDMA) system, where the NC allows us to avoid the extra power consumption imposed by channel estimation. We commence b... View full abstract»

• ### Estimation of Fast-Fading Channels for Turbo Receivers With High-Order Modulation

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):667 - 678
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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This paper proposes an efficient, low-complexity, and near-optimal approach to pilot-assisted fast-fading channel estimation for single-carrier modulation with a turbo equalizer and a decoder. The proposed method is applicable to higher order modulation schemes, where the detector is sensitive to the estimation error. A doubly selective fast-fading channel is estimated using a fixed-lag Kalman fil... View full abstract»

• ### On the Asymptotic Spectral Efficiency of Uplink MIMO-CDMA Systems Over Rayleigh Fading Channels With Arbitrary Spatial Correlation

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):679 - 691
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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In this paper, we study the asymptotic spectral efficiency (ASE) of the uplink multiple-input-multiple-output direct-sequence code-division multiple-access (MIMO-CDMA) systems supporting multiple users, when assuming communications over flat-fading channels with arbitrary correlation in the spatial domain. In the MIMO-CDMA systems considered, the system-channel-related matrix expressed by H is a b... View full abstract»

• ### Robust and Efficient Distributed Compression for Cloud Radio Access Networks

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):692 - 703
Cited by:  Papers (68)  |  Patents (3)
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This paper studies distributed compression for the uplink of a cloud radio access network where multiple multiantenna base stations (BSs) are connected to a central unit, which is also referred to as a cloud decoder, via capacity-constrained backhaul links. Since the signals received at different BSs are correlated, distributed source coding strategies are potentially beneficial. However, they req... View full abstract»

• ### Feedback-Aided Pilot Placement and Subcarrier Pairing for AF OFDM Relay Channels

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):704 - 720
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This paper examines the use of channel feedback to adaptively determine pilot placement among subcarriers in amplify-and-forward (AF) orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) relay systems. With feedback of the previous channel estimate, pilot subcarriers at the source and relay can be reassigned to reduce channel estimation error and ensure that good subcarriers are made available for da... View full abstract»

• ### Outage Analysis for Underlay Cognitive Networks Using Incremental Regenerative Relaying

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):721 - 734
Cited by:  Papers (64)
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Cooperative relay technology has recently been introduced into cognitive radio (CR) networks to enhance the network capacity, scalability, and reliability of end-to-end communication. In this paper, we investigate an underlay cognitive network where the quality of service (QoS) of the secondary link is maintained by triggering an opportunistic regenerative relaying once it falls under an unaccepta... View full abstract»

• ### Cooperative Retransmission for Wireless Regenerative Multirelay Networks

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):735 - 747
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper investigates retransmission (RT) mechanisms in wireless regenerative multirelay networks. Conventionally, the RT can be realized in a cooperative manner with the assistance of all available relays. However, this may result in high overall power consumption due to the RT of the same packets across the nodes, particularly when the number of relays is large. We propose a cooperative RT (CR... View full abstract»

• ### Error Probability Analysis of Interleaved SC-FDMA Systems Over Nakagami- $m$ Frequency-Selective Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):748 - 761
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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In this paper, we present an analytical study of the average bit error probability (ABEP) for interleaved single-carrier frequency-division multiple-access (SC-FDMA) systems over independent but not necessarily identically distributed Nakagami-m fading channels with fading parameters {m} being integers when either zero-forcing (ZF) or minimum-mean-square-error (MMSE) frequency-domain... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology covers land, airborne, and maritime mobile services, vehicular electrotechnology, equipment, and systems identified with the automotive industry.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Nei Kato, Professor
Graduate School of Information Sciences (GSIS)
Tohoku University
Aramaki-Aoba 6-3-09, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8579, JAPAN
Email: kato@it.is.tohoku.ac.jp