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User-oriented fuzzy logic-based clustering scheme for vehicular ad-hoc networks

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dc.contributor.author Tal, Irina
dc.contributor.author Muntean, Gabriel-Miro
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-19T13:39:07Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-19T13:39:07Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3334
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs) are considered to have an enormous potential in enhancing road traffic safety and traffic efficiency. Socio-economic challenges, network scalability and stability are identified among the main challenges in VANETs. In response to these challenges, this paper proposes a novel user-oriented Fuzzy Logic-based k-hop distributed clustering scheme for VANETs that takes into consideration the vehicle passenger preferences. The novelty element introduced is the employment of Fuzzy Logic as a prominent player in the clustering scheme. To the best knowledge of the authors, there are no Fuzzy Logic-based clustering algorithms designed for VANETs. Simulation-based testing demonstrate how the proposed solution increases the stability of vehicular networks, lifetime and stability of cluster heads compared to both the classic LowestID algorithm and an utility function-based clustering scheme previously proposed by the same authors. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference(VTC Spring);
dc.relation.uri http://www.ieeevtc.org/
dc.rights “© 2013 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.” en_US
dc.subject vehicular en_US
dc.subject ad-hoc networks en_US
dc.subject fuzzy logic en_US
dc.subject clustering algorithm en_US
dc.title User-oriented fuzzy logic-based clustering scheme for vehicular ad-hoc networks en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 10/CE/I1855 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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