Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication—A Vertical Handover Algorithm Based on Vehicle Speed

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 472)


Vehicular communication is a part of intelligent transport system (ITS) which provides an intelligent way of transport to avoid accidents. Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication (V2V) is carried out through Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANET). This paper discusses about the MAC (Media Access Control) layer protocol, features of IEEE802.11p standard, and the handover protocol problems it is facing. Due to vehicle high speed and the non-homogeneous structure of the network infrastructure, support of connectivity by VANET is still a challenging task. In this paper, a vertical handover algorithm has been analyzed using vehicle speed, and the results have been supported by simulation.


VANET ITS DSRC WAVE 802.11p Handover 



The authors are thankful to Prof. Dinkar Prasad, Head, EE Dept., and Associate Director, School of Engineering., Shiv Nadar University, G. Noida (UP) for providing necessary resources and infrastructure to conduct this project work and for his encouragement and permission to publish this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EE Department, School of EngineeringShiv Nadar UniversityG. NoidaIndia

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