Analysis of Conditional Connectivity Based on Two Lanes for VANETs

  • Bin Pan
  • Hao Wu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 237)


Conditional connectivity is important for the design of the upper layer communication protocol and the network deployment in different scenarios. This paper analyzes the performance of conditional connectivity with the network topology change by establishing the model of inter-vehicle communication. The paper aims at the two-lane highway scenario for vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs), considering the factors of communication range, vehicle flow characteristics and moving speed. The main conditional connectivity performance index is the conditional connectivity probability. Based on the simulation, the correctness of the theoretical analysis is verified. We also make an explanation of the simulation results.


VANETs Conditional connectivity performance Two lanes User level 



This work was supported by the New Century Excellent Talent Support Program (NCET-13-0657), 863 Program (2015AA016005) and the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety (RCS2016ZT015).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and SafetyBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.School of Electronic and Information EngineeringBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Beijing Key Laboratory of Intelligent Traffic Data Safety and Privacy Protection TechnologyBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina
  4. 4.Beijing Engineering Research Center of High-Speed Railway Broadband Mobile CommunicationsBeijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijingChina

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