Title: AN INTERSECTION BASED TRAFFIC AWARE ROUTING WITH LOW OVERHEAD IN VANET

Issue Number: Vol. 3, No. 2
Year of Publication: 2013
Page Numbers: 190-196
Authors: Lakshmi Ramachandran, Sangheethaa Sukumaran, Surya Rani Sunny
Journal Name: International Journal of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (IJDIWC)
- Hong Kong

Abstract:


Vehicular Ad-hoc network is an emerging class of wireless network that provide efficient communication between vehicles and between vehicles and road side units. VANETs are gaining attention from both industrial and academic point of view due to its applications ranging from safety applications to infotainment applications. The main component for success of VANET applications is its routing. Design of an efficient routing protocol is important for smart Intelligent Transport System (ITS). In this paper, we consider how traffic lights affect the design of routing protocol in urban vehicular communication. In urban environment the roads are partitioned to several segments due to the traffic lights. The design of a routing protocol in such an environment is difficult. This paper proposes a new intersection based routing protocol which takes traffic lights in to consideration and with low overhead.