Overview of Vehicular Communications in Drive-thru Internet

  • Haibo Zhou
  • Lin Gui
  • Quan Yu
  • Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)


Drive-thru Internet can provide vehicles intermittent wireless connections to the Internet when driving through the coverage areas of RSUs, and accordingly enjoy the Internet services [1]. To well study the Drive-thru Internet communication framework and the related vehicular services applications on it, this chapter provides the overviews of the vehicular communications in Drive-thru Internet in terms of the characteristics of Drive-thru Internet, medium access control, and vehicular content distribution approaches. The remainder of this chapter is organized as follows. Section 2.1 studies the Drive-thru Internet characteristics and related research issues. Section 2.2 introduces the vehicular access control related literature in Drive-thru Internet. Section 2.3 surveys the vehicular content distribution related literature in Drive-thru Internet.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haibo Zhou
    • 1
  • Lin Gui
    • 2
  • Quan Yu
    • 2
  • Xuemin (Sherman) Shen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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