Cooperative Vehicular Content Distribution in the Drive-thru Internet

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


Internet and vehicle now representing two most prominent elements of our modern lives, providing in-vehicle Internet access to road travelers has become ever more important [1, 2]. In this chapter, we develop a cooperative Drive-thru Internet framework for large-volume data distribution to vehicles in the highway environment. In specific, note that in the highway scenario, vehicles typically move along a linear topology and drive through the RSU consecutively. We thus propose to form vehicles into a chain cluster so that the cluster members would drive through the RSU consecutively in a sequential order.


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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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