Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks / Fundamentals and Trends

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-07-08
  • Publisher: Wiley-ISTE

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Vehicular networking is an area of increasing importance which is attracting a lot of attention recently. Do you know all that you need to know? Supplying you with a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts and trends, this book is suitable for undergraduate/graduate students, and industry practitioners wishing to have a clear understanding of vehicular network basics, architectures, protocols, standards, and challenges in the area of vehicular ad hoc networks.

Table of Contents

Introduction – describing the motivations that led to the emergence of Vehicular Ad hoc Networks  (VANET)

Overview of VANET – Intelligent Transportation Systems, Inter-vehicle, vehicle-to-roadside communications

VANET standards – 802.11p, DSRC, IEEE 1609 and popular VANET applications

Wireless Access and Communications in VANET – protocols, media access control for both inter-vehicular communications and vehicle-to-roadside

Issues of interest in VANET: routing, QoS, broadcasting, and security

Tools and Software for VANET research

VANET research challenges and Trends


An extensive bibliography with the latest up-to-date references

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