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A CDPD Performance Model for an Intelligent Transportation System Architecture Evaluation

  • Steven P. Arnold
  • Russell W. Taylor
  • Mark A. Wallace
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 349)

Abstract

Loral’s effort to develop an architecture for a nationwide integrated Intelligent Transportation System required an evaluatory communications design. For the wireless component, the Loral team focused on CDPD. This paper details the model that was developed using the OPNETTM3 tool and the simulations that were run to predict performance for an urban scenario in the year 2012. The results indicate that current CDPD technology can handle the required loads, which are primarily associated with route guidance.

Keywords

Central Business District Intelligent Transportation System Message Size Cell Site Transmission Failure 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven P. Arnold
    • 1
  • Russell W. Taylor
    • 1
  • Mark A. Wallace
    • 1
  1. 1.Loral Federal SystemsManassasUSA

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