Increasing Broker Performance in Smart-M3 Based Ridesharing System

  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Alexey M. Kashevnik
  • Nikolay G. Shilov
  • Harri Paloheimo
  • Heikki Waris
  • Sergey Balandin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6869)


Ridesharing is one of the most cost effective alternative transportation modes with high potential in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and decreasing the amount of traffic in the streets. The paper extends the earlier presented approach to building sustainable logistics system for ridesharing support based on the idea of smart spaces, where various electronic devices can seamlessly access all required information distributed in the multi-device system from any of the devices. In particular, the paper describes broker as a main component of the system and algorithms used for its performance optimization. The Smart-M3 open source platform was chosen as a basis for the proposed approach.


Smart Spaces Smart-M3 ridesharing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Smirnov
    • 1
  • Alexey M. Kashevnik
    • 1
  • Nikolay G. Shilov
    • 1
  • Harri Paloheimo
    • 2
  • Heikki Waris
    • 3
  • Sergey Balandin
    • 4
  1. 1.St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and AutomationRussian Academy of Sciences, 14 Line, 39St.PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Nokia CorporationEspooFinland
  3. 3.Coreorient OyHelsinkiFinland
  4. 4.FRUCT OyHelsinkiFinland

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