Special Issue "Internet of Things Enabled Vehicular and Ad Hoc Networks for Traffic Monitoring and Controlling in Smart Cities"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2020).
Interests: IoT, Smart cities, Congestion, Data dissemination model, vehicular communication, Request processing
Interests: wireless networks; Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); design, modeling, and implementation of computer networks; power aware routing protocols; quality of service for mobile ad hoc networks; pervasive computing; protocols for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
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Traffic Congestion is becoming a huge issue in the cities of both developing and developed countries. One prominent solution is to solve this issue in terms of smart cities. In smart cities, all end points, including people, houses, buildings, and vehicles, are connected to each other through some networking technology. The most considered technologies include Internet of Things (IOT) and adhoc networks. The smart city project can also be applied through the combination of IOT and adhoc networks. The literature studies show that very little work has been done on the combination of traffic congestion, IOT, and adhoc networks in terms of smart cities. Furthermore, to improve the communication reliability in VANETs, extensive research is required along with data models to determine the storage and processing communication demands and time dependency of road side communication assistance.
The goal of the special issue is to present an overview of advanced technologies related to the smart city-based traffic management and communication mechanism in VANETs.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Intelligent transportation systems
- Communication protocols in VANETs
- Navigation and positioning in ITS
- Intelligent vehicles
- Robotics and automation
Dr. Tanveer Ahmad
Prof. Dr. Juan-Carlos Cano
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- Smart city
- Adhoc networks