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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)

Abstract

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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