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Special Issue "New Advances of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANETs)"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2019.
Dr. Murad Khan Website E-Mail
Department of Computer Science & IT, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
Interests: Ad hoc and wireless networks, architecture designing for Internet of Things, and Communication Protocols designing for smart cities and homes, and Big Data Analytics
Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) are one of the key enablers in the smart community. Therefore, much research has been directed towards VANETs from both industry and academia. The world’s largest automobile companies are continuously striving to introduce intelligence in automobiles through the convergence of cutting-edge sensing, communication, and control technologies. The main objective of all these research and development efforts is to realize a safe, economical, environment-friendly, and reliable transportation system.
A typical VANET involves several elements with sensing, control and/or communication capabilities, including road-side equipment, onboard units, hand-held devices, back-end control centers, and so forth. There are different communication technologies that cohere all the VANET elements to form a single intelligent system. Examples of those technologies include, but are not limited to, LTE-A, DSRC/WAVE, WiFi, and high data-rate 5G and beyond communication services. These technologies are used to communicate content within the network through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P), and/or vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication paradigms. Therefore, in this Special Issue, we seek contributions on the topics including, but not limited to the following topics:
- Efficient and reliable communication in VANETs
- Security and privacy protection in VANETs
- Scalable data distribution in VANETs
- Emerging VANET applications and prototypes.
- Crowdsensing technologies and techniques for VANETs
Prof. Safdar H. Bouk
Dr. Chaker Abdelaziz Kerrache
Dr. Murad Khan
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- V2V, V2I, V2P
- reliable communication
- security and privacy
- crowd sensing
- emerging applications
- communication and sensing technologies