# IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

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Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):C1 - C4
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology publication information

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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• ### Second-Order Spectral Statistics for the Power Gain of Wideband Wireless Channels

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1013 - 1031
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We derive closed-form expressions for the secondorder statistics of the power gain (as a function of frequency) of wideband microwave indoor channels. We obtain our results within a framework that is general enough to be compatible with several popular channel models, such as the Saleh-Valenzuela (SV) channel model and those proposed by the IEEE 802.15.3a and IEEE 802.15.4a task groups. As in all ... View full abstract»

• ### Influence of an Energy Storage System on the Energy Consumption of a Diesel-Electric Locomotive

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1032 - 1040
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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This paper studies the influence of an energy storage system (ESS) on the fuel consumption of a diesel-electric locomotive. First, an energetic model of a diesel-electric locomotive is established using energetic macroscopic representation (EMR). An inversion-based control is deduced, and the model is validated by experimental results on a real locomotive. Second, from this validated model, a batt... View full abstract»

• ### Adaptive PID-Sliding-Mode Fault-Tolerant Control Approach for Vehicle Suspension Systems Subject to Actuator Faults

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1041 - 1054
Cited by:  Papers (21)  |  Patents (1)
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Advanced fault-tolerant control schemes are required for ensuring efficient and reliable operation of complex technological systems such as ground vehicles. A novel approach to fault-tolerant control design is proposed for a full-scale vehicle dynamic model with an active suspension system in the presence of uncertainties and actuator faults. The proposed control scheme uses a sliding-mode control... View full abstract»

• ### A Generalized Powertrain Design Optimization Methodology to Reduce Fuel Economy Variability in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1055 - 1070
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are considered to be one of the energy-efficient technologies for near-term sustainability of the transportation sector. Over the years, research has focused on improving fuel economy (FE) for a given drive cycle, but FE variability over a realistic range of real-world driving patterns has been generally overlooked, and this can lead to FE benefits not being fully r... View full abstract»

• ### Improving Vehicle Lateral Stability Based on Variable Stiffness and Damping Suspension System via MR Damper

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1071 - 1078
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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The capability of a variable stiffness and damping (VSVD) suspension system via a magnetorheological (MR) damper on improving vehicle lateral stability is investigated in this paper. First, a type of the VSVD suspension system is briefly introduced with the application of variable damping to realize the capability of VSVD. Then, variable damping via the MR damper is extended, and the characteristi... View full abstract»

• ### A Control-Oriented Charge Mixing and Two-Zone HCCI Combustion Model

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1079 - 1090
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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A control-oriented engine model is often used in the hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation environment for developing and validating the corresponding control strategies. For homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion, mixture heterogeneity should be considered in the control-oriented model to provide accurate combustion phase prediction. This paper describes a two-zone HCCI combust... View full abstract»

• ### A Charge-Nonlinear-Carrier-Controlled Reduced-Part Single-Stage Integrated Power Electronics Interface for Automotive Applications

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1091 - 1103
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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The current research trend to increase the power density of power electronics interfaces in automotive applications is the cost-effective integration of power converters. This paper proposes a reduced-part integrated power electronics interface that is capable of charging the battery and adjusting the voltage levels of a battery and a dc link during propulsion and regenerative braking. In the prop... View full abstract»

• ### Onboard Reconfigurable Battery Charger for Electric Vehicles With Traction-to-Auxiliary Mode

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1104 - 1116
Cited by:  Papers (21)
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This paper proposes a single-phase reconfigurable battery charger for an electric vehicle (EV) that operates in three different modes: grid-to-vehicle (G2V) mode, in which the traction batteries are charged from the power grid; vehicle-to-grid (V2G) mode, in which the traction batteries deliver part of the stored energy back to the power grid; and traction-to-auxiliary (T2A) mode, in which the aux... View full abstract»

• ### Control Strategies for Wide Output Voltage Range LLC Resonant DC–DC Converters in Battery Chargers

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1117 - 1125
Cited by:  Papers (19)
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In this paper, a control strategy is presented for a high-performance capacitively loaded loop (LLC) multiresonant dc-dc converter in a two-stage smart charger for neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) applications. It addresses several aspects and limitations of LLC resonant dc-dc converters in battery charging applications, such as very wide output voltage range while keeping the efficiency maximi... View full abstract»

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1126 - 1134
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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Adaptive turbo-trellis-coded modulation (TTCM)-aided asymmetric distributed source coding (DSC) is proposed, where two correlated sources are transmitted to a destination node. The first source sequence is TTCM encoded and is further compressed before it is transmitted through a Rayleigh fading channel, whereas the second source signal is assumed to be perfectly decoded and, hence, to be flawlessl... View full abstract»

• ### Blind Signal Detection Using a Linear Antenna Array: An Experimental Approach

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1135 - 1145
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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An experimental investigation is reported on the use of a linear antenna array to perform blind signal detection. A software-defined-radio (SDR)-based receiver system is used to capture signals received by an antenna array while ensuring time and frequency synchronization across the radio-frequency (RF) front ends. The antenna array is moved in circular and linear paths to cause variation in recei... View full abstract»

• ### Blockwise-Lattice-Reduction-Aided Tomlinson–Harashima Precoder Designs for MU-MIMO Downlink Communications With Clusters of Correlated Users

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1146 - 1159
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This paper presents a new class of precoder designs, namely, blockwise-lattice-reduction-aided Tomlinson-Harashima precoders (BLR-aided THPs), for multiuser multiple-input-multiple-output (MU-MIMO) downlink communications in the presence of clusters (CLs) of correlated channels. By combining the techniques of leakage-based preprocessing and lattice reduction (LR), the proposed BLR-aided THPs decom... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Characterization of a Full-Duplex Multiantenna System for WiFi Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1160 - 1177
Cited by:  Papers (130)
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In this paper, we present an experiment- and simulation-based study to evaluate the use of full duplex (FD) as a potential mode in practical IEEE 802.11 networks. To enable the study, we designed a 20-MHz multiantenna orthogonal frequency-division-multiplexing (OFDM) FD physical layer and an FD media access control (MAC) protocol, which is backward compatible with current 802.11. Our extensive ove... View full abstract»

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1178 - 1192
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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We present a cross-layer resource-allocation (RA) scheme for the downlink in orthogonal frequency-division multiple-access (OFDMA) systems with fairness control among the users, where the resources to be allocated are power, bits per symbol, and subchannels. The use of subchannels, which are defined as group of subcarriers, leads to reducing the complexity of the bandwidth allocation compared with... View full abstract»

• ### Closed-Form Analysis of Relay-Based Cognitive Radio Networks Over Nakagami- $m$ Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1193 - 1203
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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We propose a general framework for a comprehensive performance analysis of cooperative spectrum sensing (CSS) in cognitive radio (CR) networks. Specifically, we investigate the detection accuracy of a relay-based CR network over independent nonidentical Nakagami- m fading channels. Based on the probability density function (pdf) approach, we derive new exact and approximated closed-form expression... View full abstract»

• ### Evolutionary-Algorithm-Assisted Joint Channel Estimation and Turbo Multiuser Detection/Decoding for OFDM/SDMA

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1204 - 1222
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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The development of evolutionary algorithms (EAs), such as genetic algorithms (GAs), repeated weighted boosting search (RWBS), particle swarm optimization (PSO), and differential evolution algorithms (DEAs), have stimulated wide interests in the communication research community. However, the quantitative performance-versus-complexity comparison of GA, RWBS, PSO, and DEA techniques applied to the jo... View full abstract»

• ### Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation in OFDM Systems With Distributed Antennas

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1223 - 1231
Cited by:  Papers (39)
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In this paper, we develop an energy-efficient resource-allocation scheme with proportional fairness for downlink multiuser orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) systems with distributed antennas. Our aim is to maximize energy efficiency (EE) under the constraints of the overall transmit power of each remote access unit (RAU), proportional fairness data rates, and bit error rates (BERs)... View full abstract»

• ### Recursive Waterfilling for Wireless Links With Energy Harvesting Transmitters

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1232 - 1241
Cited by:  Papers (15)
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Energy harvesting is often used for green communications. The problem of power allocation is then to maximize the throughput, taking into account the fact that channel conditions and energy sources are time varying. In particular, for the constraints of the target problem, besides the allocated power values being nonnegative, the successively harvested energy sum leads to the triangle coefficient ... View full abstract»

• ### Single-Tone Signaling Design for Intercell Interference Management With Applications to Femtocell Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1242 - 1255
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Over-the-air intercell signaling is one of the most effective means for fast, distributed, and dynamic intercell interference management (ICIM), which is the key to maintaining the quality of service (QoS) and fairness in most interference-dominant networks, such as femtocell networks. However, the design of this type of signaling is challenging. In this paper, we address these challenges and prop... View full abstract»

• ### Energy Consumption Analysis and Optimization of BER-Constrained Amplify-and-Forward Relay Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1256 - 1269
Cited by:  Papers (16)
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In this paper, we first develop an analytical framework for the total energy consumption of an amplify-and-forward (AF) multihop network employing M-ary quadrature amplitude modulation (MQAM) while satisfying an average bit error rate (BER) requirement at the destination over Rayleigh fading channels. Based on this framework, we then establish the conditions under which a dual-hop relay network is... View full abstract»

• ### Performance Analysis of DF Cooperative Diversity System With OSTBC Over Spatially Correlated Nakagami-$m$ Fading Channels

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1270 - 1281
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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In this paper, we investigate the performance of a cooperative decode-and-forward (DF) multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) relaying system with orthogonal space-time block code (OSTBC) transmissions over spatially correlated Nakagami- m fading channels for integer values of m. We consider both the opportunistic maximal-ratio combining (O-MRC) and λ-MRC receivers at the destination. For th... View full abstract»

• ### Fairness Analysis of Routing in Opportunistic Mobile Networks

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1282 - 1295
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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Multicopy utility-based forwarding algorithms are popular in opportunistic mobile networks. They aim to gain high system throughput while keeping the cost low. However, most of them ignore the fairness issue on the successful delivery rate among users. In this paper, we analyze the fairness evaluation of the success rate distribution, and we propose a new fair packet-forwarding strategy based on p... View full abstract»

• ### Group Mobility Management for Large-Scale Machine-to-Machine Mobile Networking

Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1296 - 1305
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications have emerged as a new communication paradigm to support Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Millions to trillions of machines will connect to mobile communication networks (MCNs) to provide IoT applications. This group-based behavior is considered one of the features of M2M communications. That is, machines are likely with correlated mobility and may perf... 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