Requirement analysis for building practical accident warning systems based on vehicular ad-hoc networks

Chowdhury, N. M., Mackenzie, L. and Perkins, C. (2014) Requirement analysis for building practical accident warning systems based on vehicular ad-hoc networks. In: 11th IEEE/IFIP Annual Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services, Obergurgl, Austria, 2-4 Apr 2014, pp. 81-88. (doi:10.1109/WONS.2014.6814726)

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Abstract

An Accident Warning System (AWS) is a safety application that provides collision avoidance notifications for next generation vehicles whilst Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) provide the communication functionality to exchange these notifi- cations. Despite much previous research, there is little agreement on the requirements for accident warning systems. In order to build a practical warning system, it is important to ascertain the system requirements, information to be exchanged, and protocols needed for communication between vehicles. This paper presents a practical model of an accident warning system by stipulating the requirements in a realistic manner and thoroughly reviewing previous proposals with a view to identify gaps in this area.

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Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mackenzie, Dr Lewis and Perkins, Dr Colin
Authors: Chowdhury, N. M., Mackenzie, L., and Perkins, C.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Research Group:ENDS
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