A Dual Beaconing Scheme for Effective Context Awareness in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

차량 애드혹 네트워크에서 효과적인 상황 인지를 위한 이중 비콘 전송 기법

  • 주지훈 (경북대학교 대학원 전자공학부) ;
  • 이희창 (경북대학교 대학원 전자공학부) ;
  • 김정준 (경북대학교 IT대학 전자공학부) ;
  • 한동석 (경북대학교 IT대학 전자공학부)
  • Received : 2014.01.27
  • Accepted : 2014.02.19
  • Published : 2014.02.28


Beacon transmission is one of the fundamental mechanisms in vehicular ad hoc networks. Variety services including context awareness can be embodied by exchanging beacons in each vehicle. In this paper, we propose dual beacon transmission instead of traditional single beacon transmission for beaconing mechanism. dual beacon transmission divides beacon into two functions and operates two beaconing process independently. We verified the superiority of dual beacon transmission by comparing beacon packet delivery ratio with single beacon transmission. In conclusion, dual beacon transmission can reduce channel load and have both wider communication range and effective context awareness. In addition, implementing dual beacon transmission has less complexity and appliable with conventional adaptive beaconing schemes.


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