Road State Novel Detection Approach in VANET Networks Based on Hadoop Ecosystem

  • Badreddine Cherkaoui
  • Abderrahim Beni-Hssane
  • Mohamed El FissaouiEmail author
  • Mohammed Erritali


The problem of road congestion is becoming more and more serious in urban areas, which calls for solutions. This makes life in cities uncomfortable and costs a huge budget every year. Several resources are wasted during a bottling of fuel, weather, etc. In the ad hoc network of vehicles (VANET), useful information is exchanged between vehicles and traffic to avoid congestion and ensure easy fluidity. Vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) is a means of transmitting this information in a VANET network. The immense amount of data that can be generated by a VANET network makes processing difficult for traditional tools to take advantage of its generated data. In this paper, we propose an approach based on big data tools to analyse the floating data in a VANET network and to detect the congested roads each based on occupancy rate of the roads, we detect the congested roads in the monitored area. Then, exctract more details about the congestion occurred by identifying the congestion interval and the peak instants in this interval. Simulations are done using the SUMO mobilisation generator and the NS-2 simulator.


VANETs Big data Hadoop Congestion detection MapReduce Vehicle-to-vehicle communication Road state 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Badreddine Cherkaoui
    • 1
  • Abderrahim Beni-Hssane
    • 1
  • Mohamed El Fissaoui
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammed Erritali
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of LAROSERI , Computer Science Department, Sciences FacultyChouiïb Doukkali UniversityEl JadidaMorocco
  2. 2.Department of Computing Science, Sciences FacultyUniversity Sultan Moulay SlimanBeni MellalMorocco

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