Mobile data offloading in urban VANETs on top of a virtualization layer

Jack Fernando Bravo-Torres, Jose Victor Saians-Vazquez, Martin Lopez-Nores, Yolanda Blanco-Fernandez, Jose Juan Pazos-Arias

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Abstract

© 2015 IEEE. The growth of mobile data traffic is urging on the development of mechanisms to route cellular traffic through alternative networks. In this paper, we present an approach to do mobile data offloading from/to vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs), grounded on a virtualization layer and a new routing protocol on top of it. The virtualization layer deals with the issues derived from the mobility of the vehicles, offering the view of a network of stationary virtual nodes. In turn, the routing protocol puts forward a new combination of topological and geographical routing, which can consistently achieve better performance than state-of-the-art approaches to VANET routing in simulations of urban scenarios with different vehicle densities.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages291-296
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Oct 2015
EventIWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference -
Duration: 2 Oct 2015 → …

Conference

ConferenceIWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference
Period2/10/15 → …

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