Experimental evaluation of safety beacons dissemination in VANETs

Shaima M. Shakeel, M. Ould-Khaoua, Osama M Hussain Rehman, A. Al Maashri, Hadj Bourdoucen

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Abstract

Efficient beacon delivery and accurate GPS position acquisition are key factors in designing robust safety applications in VANETs. Consequently, minimum delivery delays for beacons and accurate vehicle positional information are crucial parameters to avoid any upcoming emergencies on the road such as vehicle collisions or other hazardous situation. This paper studies the accuracy level of GPS acquired positional information and evaluates the effects of beacon transmission frequency and beacon size on beacon delivery delays by performing experimental field tests on four vehicles. Our experimental results indicate that the GPS acquired position may vary from the actual position of the vehicle, and that the packet size and broadcasting frequency are key factors in achieving high performance for safety applications in VANETs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia Computer Science
PublisherElsevier
Pages618-623
Number of pages6
Volume56
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event1st YAWL Symposium 2013 - Sankt Augustin, Germany
Duration: Jun 7 2013 → …

Other

Other1st YAWL Symposium 2013
CountryGermany
CitySankt Augustin
Period6/7/13 → …

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Keywords

  • Experimental measurements, delay, beacons
  • Road-safety application
  • Vehicle-to-vehicle communication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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Shakeel, S. M., Ould-Khaoua, M., Rehman, O. M. H., Al Maashri, A., & Bourdoucen, H. (2015). Experimental evaluation of safety beacons dissemination in VANETs. In Procedia Computer Science (1 ed., Vol. 56, pp. 618-623). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.07.262