Vehicular Network Enabling Large-Scale and Real-Time Immersive Participation

  • Theo Kanter
  • Rahim Rahmani
  • Yuhong Li
  • Bin Xiao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8662)


This paper presents a system and mechanisms enabling real-time awareness and interaction among vehicles connected via heterogeneous mobile networks. Information obtained by vehicles is considered as the centre in our system. Vehicles are organized dynamically in overlaid clusters. In each cluster, vehicle-related information is pushed in time. As a network node, each vehicle has the function of content abstraction and distribution. Through processing and abstracting the sensed data, various vehicle-related information are organized and denoted in hierarchical names at each node. The data are transmitted and forwarded using protocols accordant with the characteristics of the content. In this way, large-scale and real-time information exchanges among vehicles are realized. Part of our system has been implemented and tested. An open source platform providing standard sensor and actuator API can be provided.


Internet of Vehicle Information-centric networking MediaSense 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theo Kanter
    • 1
  • Rahim Rahmani
    • 1
  • Yuhong Li
    • 1
  • Bin Xiao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems SciencesStockholm UniversitySweden

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