Title: Location optimisation for road side unit deployment and maximising communication probability in multilane highway
Authors: J. Naskath; B. Paramasivan
Addresses: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Engineering College, K.R. Nagar, Kovilpatti, Tuticorin District, Tamilnadu, 628503, India ' Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Engineering College, K.R. Nagar, Kovilpatti, Tuticorin District, Tamilnadu, 628503, India
Abstract: Quick advancements in wireless and mobile communications have made an outlook change in human life styles. Vehicular ad hoc network (VANET) is an emerging and challenging technology in mobile communication. Vehicle to infrastructure communication is a cornerstone for providing a wide plethora of VANET. To offer an acceptable quality of service, this work considers placing the road side unit (RSU) appropriately for efficient communication. This paper proposes to provide the desired geometry based coverage strategy using Voronoi sweep line algorithm for partitioning the target area and uses the genetic approach for optimal location identification for successful deployment of RSU. The proposed work will further extend to enabling the better connectivity using some handoff mechanisms. Simulation results illustrate that the proposed coverage protocol works surpass in highway vehicular networks.
Keywords: VANET; vehicular ad hoc network; deployment; RSU; road side unit; Voronoi sweep line algorithm; genetic algorithm; smart PC; LORDMC.
International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 2018 Vol.25 No.3/4, pp.369 - 390
Received: 02 May 2017
Accepted: 10 Jul 2017
Published online: 24 Sep 2018 *