By Claudia Campolo, Antonella Molinaro, Riccardo Scopigno
This ebook provides vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs) from the their onset, progressively going into technical info, supplying a transparent figuring out of either theoretical foundations and more effective research. The editors collected top-ranking authors to supply comprehensiveness and well timed content material; the invited authors have been conscientiously chosen from an inventory of who’s who within the respective box of curiosity: there are as many from Academia as from Standardization and sectors from around the globe. The coated themes are prepared round 5 elements ranging from an historic review of vehicular communications and standardization/harmonization actions (Part I), then progressing to the theoretical foundations of VANETs and an outline of the day-one standard-compliant strategies (Part II), therefore going into info of vehicular networking and safeguard (Part III) and to the instruments to check VANETs, from mobility and channel versions, to community simulators and box trial methodologies (Part IV), and eventually taking a look into the way forward for VANETs by means of investigating substitute, complementary communique applied sciences, cutting edge networking paradigms and visionary purposes (Part V). the best way the content material is prepared, with a differentiated point of technical info, makes the e-book a worthy reference for a wide pool of aim readers starting from undergraduate, graduate and PhD scholars, to instant scientists and engineers, to provider prone and stakeholders within the automobile, ITS, ICT sectors.