Emergency Broadcast in VANET by Considering Human Satisfaction

  • Yu-Shou Chang
  • Shou-Chih LoEmail author
  • Sheng-Lung Peng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 260)


The emergency broadcast is an important service in Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) for the safety of vehicle drivers. The design of a broadcast scheme in a city environment becomes challenging. In this paper, we extend our previous work of using the concept of water wave propagation by further considering human satisfaction. As long as the drivers have sufficient time to react to an emergency event, a lazy rebroadcast approach is applied to significantly reduce rebroadcast times and network traffic.


VANET Emergency broadcast Human satisfaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringNational Dong Hwa University HualienHualienTaiwan, Republic of China

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