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Vehicular Technologies: Increasing Connectivity

Edited by Miguel Almeida, ISBN 978-953-307-223-4, 458 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 11, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2285

This book provides an insight on both the challenges and the technological solutions of several approaches, which allow connecting vehicles between each other and with the network. It underlines the trends on networking capabilities and their issues, further focusing on the MAC and Physical layer challenges. Ranging from the advances on radio access technologies to intelligent mechanisms deployed to enhance cooperative communications, cognitive radio and multiple antenna systems have been given particular highlight.