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Issue No. 06 - June (2014 vol. 13)
ISSN: 1536-1233
pp: 1312-1325
Joon Ahn , , Ericsson, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
Maheswaran Sathiamoorthy , , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bhaskar Krishnamachari , , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Fan Bai , , General Motors Corporation, ECI Lab, Warren, MI, USA
Lin Zhang , , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Disseminating shared information to many vehicles could incur significant access fees if it relies only on unicast cellular communications. We consider the problem of efficient content dissemination over a vehicular network, in which vehicles are equipped with two kinds of radios: a high-cost low-bandwidth, long-range cellular radio, and a free high-bandwidth short-range radio. We formulate and solve an optimization problem to maximize content dissemination from the infrastructure to vehicles within a predetermined deadline while minimizing the cost associated with communicating over the cellular connection.
Vehicles, Delays, Optimization, Mobile computing, Mathematical model, Land mobile radio cellular systems

J. Ahn, M. Sathiamoorthy, B. Krishnamachari, F. Bai and L. Zhang, "Optimizing Content Dissemination in Vehicular Networks with Radio Heterogeneity," in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1312-1325, 2014.
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