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A new adaptive probabilistic broadcast protocol for vehicular networks

Al-Dubai, Ahmed Y.; Khalaf, Mustafa Bani; Gharibi, Wajeb; Ouenniche, Jamal


Mustafa Bani Khalaf

Wajeb Gharibi

Jamal Ouenniche


In VANETs, there are many applications that use broadcast communication as a fundamental operational tool, in disseminating information of interest to other road users under the umbrella of both safety and entertainment applications. Recently, the probabilistic broadcasting scheme is suggested as an efficient broadcast approach. Although a number of probabilistic schemes found in the literature, they still suffer from a high level of rebroadcast redundancy, which often leads to the Broadcast Storm Problem (BSP). Thus, in this paper a new efficient probabilistic broadcast scheme is developed, to target both achieving a high delivery ratio and reducing broadcast redundancy. Using simulation experiment, we compared the performance of the proposed scheme against the recent well known probabilistic schemes and our results confirm the superiority of our scheme over existing schemes in terms of key performance metrics, namely Reachability (RE) and Saved Rebroadcast (SR).

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name 2015 IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC Spring 2015
Start Date May 11, 2015
End Date May 14, 2015
Acceptance Date Dec 31, 2015
Online Publication Date Jul 2, 2015
Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Aug 13, 2015
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 2875-2879
Book Title 2015 IEEE 81st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring 2015) (4 Vols)
ISBN 9781479980888
Keywords VANETS, Vehicles, Protocols, Probabilistic logic, Roads, Ad hoc networks, Mobile computing.
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