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Increasing Intelligence in Inter-Vehicle Communications to Reduce Traffic Congestions: Experiments in Urban and Highway Environments

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Author(s):
Meneguette, Rodolfo I. ; Filho, Geraldo P. R. ; Guidoni, Daniel L. ; Pessin, Gustavo ; Villas, Leandro A. ; Ueyama, Jo
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: PLoS One; v. 11, n. 8 AUG 15 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 11
Abstract

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) rely on Inter-Vehicle Communication (IVC) to streamline the operation of vehicles by managing vehicle traffic, assisting drivers with safety and sharing information, as well as providing appropriate services for passengers. Traffic congestion is an urban mobility problem, which causes stress to drivers and economic losses. In this context, this work proposes a solution for the detection, dissemination and control of congested roads based on inter-vehicle communication, called INCIDEnT. The main goal of the proposed solution is to reduce the average trip time, CO emissions and fuel consumption by allowing motorists to avoid congested roads. The simulation results show that our proposed solution leads to short delays and a low overhead. Moreover, it is efficient with regard to the coverage of the event and the distance to which the information can be propagated. The findings of the investigation show that the proposed solution leads to (i) high hit rate in the classification of the level of congestion, (ii) a reduction in average trip time, (iii) a reduction in fuel consumption, and (iv) reduced CO emissions (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/11536-4 - A framework for vehicular networks aid in the big cities management
Grantee:Rodolfo Ipolito Meneguette
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 14/06330-5 - An approach of intelligent decision for an infrastructure distributed home automation using wireless sensors and actuators
Grantee:Geraldo Pereira Rocha Filho
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/18898-9 - Cloud services for Vehicular Networks Assistance in Intelligent Transport Management of Big Cities
Grantee:Rodolfo Ipolito Meneguette
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research