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Performance Evaluation of a Novel Target Tracking Protocol for Vehicular Networks

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dc.contributor.author Iratni, Naima
dc.contributor.author Louazani, Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Sekhri, Larbi
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-03T13:08:49Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-03T13:08:49Z
dc.date.issued 2021-03-01
dc.identifier.issn 2210-142X
dc.identifier.uri https://journal.uob.edu.bh:443/handle/123456789/4143
dc.description.abstract Currently, for various reasons, authorities are facing the problem of locating a particular vehicle. Some cars are equipped by a geographical positioning system (GPS), but fake or those used in criminal acts have their GPS off. Therefore, locating and target tracking in Vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs) is gaining more attention in the research field due to all the envisioned applications that rely on it, such as endlessly tracking a particular vehicle knowing only its license plate number. This is a vital and challenging problem to merge with the dynamic nature of VANETs and the high speed of its nodes. In this paper we try to alleviate this problem by proposing a novel infrastructureless and lightweight tracking algorithm that allows authorities to constantly track a target node. Based on the clustering model, nodes surrounding the target have to collaborate to keep the target in sight and continuously inform the control center (the authorities’ base station). A performance evaluation of our proposed solution is performed by using the NS2 simulator. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.subject Vehicular Networks, Clustering algorithm, Target tracking, Dissemination, Performance Evaluation. en_US
dc.title Performance Evaluation of a Novel Target Tracking Protocol for Vehicular Networks en_US
dc.volume 10 en_US
dc.pagestart 1 en_US
dc.pageend 9 en_US
dc.contributor.authorcountry Ahmed Benbella, Algeria en_US
dc.contributor.authoraffiliation Computer Science Department, University of Oran en_US
dc.contributor.authoraffiliation Industrial Computing and Networking Laboratory en_US
dc.source.title International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems en_US
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle IJCDS en_US


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