Research Resources for VANETs

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Call for papers

Wiley's Security and Communication Networks Journal Special Issue on Security and Privacy Preservation in Vehicular Communications [HTML] [PDF] [Manuscript Due, Jan. 1, 2008]

Physical and MAC

DSRC Dedicated Short Range Communications 5.9GHz http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/scc32/dsrc/index.html
     A tutorial

Traffic Model and Mobility Model

CORSIM - Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model

GrooveSim - a topography-accurate simulator for geographic routing in vehicular networks (pdf)
            including various mobility, trip, communication, and traffic density models.

Map and other real data

TIGER/Line - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/

Speed Trend Characteristics - average speed in various scenarios,  http://www.ibiblio.org/rdu/gov-stat/speed-tr.html

Traffic Speeds on English Trunk Roads: 2003 (pdf)

Simulation

NS2 - The Network Simulator http://www.isi.edu/nsnam/ns/

CORSIM - Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model

GrooveSim - a topography-accurate simulator for geographic routing in vehicular networks (pdf)
            including various mobility, trip, communication, and traffic density models.

SWANS++ - A SourceForge Project, is a repository for development of extensions for the JiST/SWANS wireless network simulation testbed. It currently includes a mobility model for wireless vehicular ad-hoc network (VANET) simulations and a visualization tool.

Conferences and Journals

ACM VANET Workshop 2004(paperlist) 2005(paperlist2006  -- in conjunction with ACM Mobicom

IEEE VTC (twice per year) 2006Spring Fall  -- by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium  2005(paperlist) 2006

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IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (URL)

Projects

The EPFL Vehicular Networks Security Project http://ivc.epfl.ch/  ongoing

California Path - A Berkeley Project with a number of demos and videos ongoing
          http://www-path.eecs.berkeley.edu/

FleetNet - http://www.et2.tu-harburg.de/fleetnet/english/vision.html

COMCAR - Communication and Mobility by Cellular Advanced Radio (Link)

CarTalk - http://www.cartalk2000.net/

Roadnav - is an in-car navigation system capable of running on a variety of operating systems.
        Open Source Project

http://www.crfproject-eu.org/ - a number of vehicle-related projects in Europe

Car2Car Communication Consortium. http://www.car-2-car.org - an organization, established by a number of international vehicle companies, dedicated to developing industry standards for emerging wireless technologies.

Organizations

DSRC - a berkly group http://path.berkeley.edu/dsrc/index.html

ITS America - Intelligent Transportation Society of America. For more than 15 years, ITS America has been the foremost advocate for the development and deployment of intelligent transportation systems in the U.S.

Applications

Pay As You Drive - An insurance payment system

On the Road: DriveBy InfoFueling Car - Mercedes-Benz funded project

Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Demonstrations - Application demos related to traffic signals at the intersections.

Video Demos

California PATH - a berkeley project

Mercedes Benz and DSRC (short_version) - Mercedes video illustrates several ways that DSRC can be used.

Wireless Programming

Java Wireless Research API (JWRAPI) - a java packet for 802.11 development, capable of sending and receiving 802.11 raw packets.

Wireless Research API (WRAPI) - a software library that allows applications running in user space on mobile end stations to query information about the IEEE 802.11 network they are attached to.

Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) - The primary purpose of NDIS is to define a standard API for "Network Interface Cards" (NIC's).

Windows Network Development - NDIS programming in Microsoft MSDN.

XIAN - (Cross-layer Interface for wireless Ad hoc Networks) is a generic interface for experimenting cross-layer designs with legacy 802.11 networking cards.

References

Survey

Blum, J.J.; Eskandarian, A.; Hoffman, L.J.; Challenges of inter-vehicle ad hoc networks
Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on
Volume 5, Issue 4, Dec. 2004 Page(s):347 - 351 (download)

H. Hartenstein, B. Bochow, A. Ebner, M. Lott,M. Radimirsch, and D. Vollmer, ¡°Position-Aware Ad Hoc Wireless Networks for Inter-vehicle Communications: The Fleenet Project,¡± in ACM symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing, MobiHOC, Oct 2001. (download)

Security Challenges

Maxim Raya and Jean-Pierre Hubaux, The Security of Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, In SASN'05, November 2005 (pdf)

Challenges in Securing Vehicular Networks, Bryan Parno and Adrian Perrig, Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-IV), November 14-15, 2005 (pdf)

Security in VANET

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