Special Issue "Connected Vehicles, V2V Communications, and VANET"
A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 October 2014
Dr. Felipe Jimenez
University Institute for Automobile Research (INSIA), Technical University of Madrid, INSIA, Campus Sur UPM, Carretera de Valencia km 7 28031, Madrid
Interests: intelligent transport systems, advanced driver assistance systems, vehicle positioning, GNSS, inertial sensors, digital maps, vehicle dynamics, driver monitoring
Communications between vehicles are seen as a solution for road transport problems, such as accidents, inefficiencies, traffic congestions, fuel consumption, and exhaust emissions. However, before implementing such a solution, some preliminary analysis is needed. First, the most convenient communications technologies should be selected for each application and specific communications architecture should be deployed to support such services. Standardization is essential for successful deployment.
The amount of information that can be delivered between vehicles and other road users is quite high. This fact may produce technical and practical problems. Hardware solutions and software algorithms are possible to address such contingencies.
Field Operational Tests are essential for proving the feasibility of implementing any service or system based on V2V or V2I communications. Furthermore, the penetration rate among vehicles is crucial for obtaining significant results.
This Special Issue aims to cover the most recent advances in connected vehicles, V2V communications, and VANET. Topics, such as standardization and communications security, are covered in this issue. Furthermore, Field Operational Tests and trials are welcomed. Reviews and surveys of the state-of-the-art are also welcomed. Authors are invited to contact the guest editor—prior to submission—if they are uncertain whether their work falls within the Special Issue’s general scope.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- V2V communications
- V2I communications
- Connected vehicles
- Communications security
- Communications architecture
- Communications technologies
- Smartphones geolocation
- Cooperative services
- Applications for improving safety
- Applications for improving efficiency
- Vehicle positioning
- Communication standardization
- Trial and Field Operational Tests
Dr. Felipe Jimenez
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- V2X communications
- connected vehicles
- communications architecture
- communications technologies