Data Scheduling in VANETs : A Review

Date Added: Dec 2010
Format: PDF

Vehicular Ad-hoc NETworks (VANETs), a special kind of Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs), where wireless-equipped (road) vehicles form a network without any additional infrastructures. Due to the fast growing number of vehicles and saturation of the transportation infrastructure traffic congestion, accidents and transportation delays become unavoidable. Several measures are implemented in order to solve these problems and construction of more and better roads and highways and to develop safety applications like accident notification, traffic congestion warning and traffic congestion avoidance that lead to a significant reduction of critical traffic events.