Mobility

Optimal Transmission Probabilities in VANETs With Inhomogeneous Node Distribution

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Executive Summary

In a Vehicular Ad-hoc NETwork (VANET), the amount of interference from neighboring nodes to a communication link is governed by the vehicle density dynamics in vicinity and transmission probability of terminals. It is obvious that vehicles are distributed non-homogeneously along a road segment due to traffic controls and speed limits at different portions of the road, the common assumption of homogeneous node distribution in the network in most of the previous work in mobile ad-hoc networks thus appears to be inappropriate in VANETs.

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