Adapting a Bandwidth-Efficient Information Dissemination Scheme for Urban VANETs

  • Estrella Garcia-LozanoEmail author
  • Celeste Campo
  • Carlos Garcia-Rubio
  • Alicia Rodriguez-Carrion
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9454)


The recent release of standards for vehicular communications will hasten the development of smart cities in the following years. However, the standards do not define efficient schemes for infotainment dissemination over urban networks. These networks present special features and difficulties that may require special measures. In a previous work, we proposed three different schemes. The preliminary results of the three were satisfying but we still had to explore the values for some parameters that affect significantly their behavior. In this article, we tackle this task. Our findings clear up the strengths and weaknesses of each scheme and open the door to new advances.


Smart City Vehicular Communication Urban Scenario Reception Angle Message Dissemination 
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This work was partially founded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation within the framework of projects TEC2010-20572-C02-01 “CONSEQUENCE” and TEC2014-54335-C4-2-R “INRISCO”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Estrella Garcia-Lozano
    • 1
    Email author
  • Celeste Campo
    • 1
  • Carlos Garcia-Rubio
    • 1
  • Alicia Rodriguez-Carrion
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Telematic EngineeringUniversity Carlos III of MadridLeganésSpain

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