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Title: Dynamically adjusting the min-max contention window for providing quality of service in vehicular networks
Authors: Chrysostomou, Chrysostomos 
Lambrinos, Lambros 
Djouvas, Constantinos 
Keywords: Communication;Vehicular ad hoc networks (Computer networks);Vehicles
Category: Media and Communications
Field: Social Sciences
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Source: 11th Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, Med-Hoc-Net 2012;Ayia Napa;19 June 2012through22 June 2012, Pages 16-23
Abstract: This paper proposes a novel, intelligent medium access control mechanism for vehicular ad hoc networks. In particular, the minimum and maximum contention window parameters are dynamically tuned based on network observations, concerning all applications' access categories. The simple, generic, and efficient nonlinear control law built, is based on fuzzy logic control and although we focus on vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, the proposed scheme can be easily adapted for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication. We demonstrate, via simulative evaluation of dense and dynamic conditions, that the proposed scheme offers enhanced differentiation among different applications' access categories; therefore, offering sufficient Quality of Service (QoS) in terms of throughput performance, in contrast with the IEEE 802.11p standard MAC protocol we compared against.
ISBN: 978-146732039-9
DOI: 10.1109/MedHocNet.2012.6257117
Rights: © 2012 IEEE.
Type: Conference Papers
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