Multi-Channel Multi-Objective Routing Metric for Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

  • Peppino Fazio
  • Cesare Sottile
  • Mauro Tropea
  • Floriano De Rango
  • Miroslav Voznak
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 289)


Nowadays, distributed mobile wireless computing is becoming a very important communications paradigm, due to its flexibility to adapt to different mobile applications. Routing operations assume a crucial importance in system optimization, especially when considering dense urban areas, where interference effects cannot be neglected. The implementation of new routing protocols becomes challenging in Vehicular Ad-Hoc NETworks (VANETs) so, at this aim, we propose a vehicular routing scheme in which the available channels are managed for optimizing a considered composite metric for multi-channel transmissions, which takes into account different parameters (multi-objective). Network Simulator 2 (NS2) has been employed to validate the Multi-Channel Multi-Objective Distance Vector (MCMO-DV), showing how it outperforms classical approaches in terms of throughput, packet delivery ratio, and overhead.


Mobile Node Packet Delivery Ratio Vehicular Network Interference Level Route Protocol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peppino Fazio
    • 1
  • Cesare Sottile
    • 1
  • Mauro Tropea
    • 1
  • Floriano De Rango
    • 1
  • Miroslav Voznak
    • 2
  1. 1.D.I.M.E.S. DepartmentUniversity of CalabriaRendeItaly
  2. 2.Department of TelecommunicationsVSB-Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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