Issue No. 07 - July (2011 vol. 22)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TPDS.2010.173
Fabio Soldo , University of California Irvine, Irvine
Claudio Casetti , Politecnico di Torino, Torino
Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini , Politecnico di Torino, Torino
Pedro Alonso Chaparro , Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia and Technical University of Catalonia, Barcelona
Streaming applications will rapidly develop and contribute a significant amount of traffic in the near future. A problem, scarcely addressed so far, is how to distribute video streaming traffic from one source to all nodes in an urban vehicular network. This problem significantly differs from previous work on broadcast and multicast in ad hoc networks because of the highly dynamic topology of vehicular networks and the strict delay requirements of streaming applications. We present a solution for intervehicular communications, called Streaming Urban Video (SUV), that 1) is fully distributed and dynamically adapts to topology changes, and 2) leverages the characteristics of streaming applications to yield a highly efficient, cross-layer solution.
Vehicular networks, streaming video, traffic forwarding.
F. Soldo, C. Casetti, C. Chiasserini and P. A. Chaparro, "Video Streaming Distribution in VANETs," in IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems, vol. 22, no. , pp. 1085-1091, 2010.