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Cooperation and Network Coding based MAC Protocol for VANETs

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Authors:

Saifullah Khan , Muhammad Alam , Nils Müllner, Martin Fränzle

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper

Venue:

Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC)


Abstract

In the last decade, cooperative communication and network coding techniques gained rising attention. Based on these techniques, this paper introduces a novel protocol called cooperation and network coding based MAC (CNCMAC) for vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs). It employs cooperative automatic repeat request (ARQ) and network coding techniques to enhance throughput. The CNC-MAC protocol works in two phases. In the first phase - cooperation - data is sent to relay nodes. The second phase - network coding - minimizes received packets. The performance of the CNC-MAC protocol is compared with cooperative ARQ-MAC, another common protocol in this domain. The simulation results indicate that CNC-MAC outperforms ARQ-MAC.

Bibtex

@inproceedings{Khan4264,
author = {Saifullah Khan and Muhammad Alam and Nils M{\"u}llner and Martin Fr{\"a}nzle},
title = {Cooperation and Network Coding based MAC Protocol for VANETs},
month = {December},
year = {2015},
booktitle = {Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC)},
url = {http://www.es.mdh.se/publications/4264-}
}