Papers and Reports
3rd year (June 2011 - December 2012)
2nd year (June 2010 - May 2011)
- Optimized 3-Dimensional Infrastructure Placement and Selection in VANET
A. Cardote, L. Coelho, H Conceição, S. Sargento, P. Steenkiste, submitted Elsevier Mobile Networks and Applications, 2013.
- DAZL: Density-Aware Zone-based packet forwarding in vehicular networks
R. Meireles, P. Steenkiste, J. Barros, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), Seoul, Korea, November 2012.
- Seeing is Believing - Enhancing Message Dissemination in Vehicular Networks Through Visual Cues
M. Boban, T. T. V. Vinhoza, O. K. Tonguz, J. Barros, IEEE Communication Letters, 2012.
- Probabilistic Key Distribution in Vehicular Networks with Infrastructure Support
J. Almeida, S. Shintre, M. Boban, J. Barros, IEEE Globecom, Anaheim CA, California, December 2012.
- Improving VANET Protocols via Network Science
R. Monteiro, S. Sargento, W. Viriyasitavat, O. K. Tonguz, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conf. - VNC, Seoul, Korea, South, pp. 226 - 233, November, 2012.
- Seamless Horizontal and Vertical Mobility in VANET
J. Dias, A. Cardote, F. Neves, S. Sargento, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conf. - VNC, Seoul, Korea, South, pp. 226 - 233, November, 2012
- A Statistical Channel Model for Realistic Simulation in VANET
A. Cardote, F. Neves, S. Sargento, P. Steenkiste, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference - VNC, Seoul, Korea, South, pp. 48-55, November, 2012.
- The See-Through System: From Implementation to Test-Drive
P. Gomes, F. Vieira, M. Ferreira, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012.
- VNS: An Integrated Framework for Vehicular Networks Simulation
R. Fernandes, F.Vieira, M. Ferreira, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012.
- An Online Recommendation System for the Taxi Stand Choice Problem
L. Moreira-Matias, R. Fernandes, J. Gama, M. Ferreira, J. Mendes-Moreira, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2012.
- Reducing the Environmental Impact of Taxi Operation: the Taxi-sharing Use Case
P. M. d'Orey, R. Fernandes, M. Ferreira, 12th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST), Taipei, Taiwan, 2012.
- Online Predictive Model for Taxi Services
L. Moreira-Matias, J. Gama, M. Ferreira, L. Mendes-Moreira, L. Damas, Advances in Intelligent Data Analysis XI, vol. 7619, pp. 230-240. Springer, 2012.
- Empirical Evaluation of a Dynamic and Distributed Taxi-Sharing System
P. M. d'Orey, R. Fernandes, M. Ferreira, 15th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Anchorage, USA, 2012.
- A predictive model for the passenger demand on a taxi network
L. Moreira-Matias, J. Gama, M. Ferreira, L. Damas, 15th IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Anchorage, USA, 2012.
- In-Vehicle Virtual Traffic Lights: a Graphical User Interface
C. Olaverri-Monreal, P. Gomes, M. K. Silveria, M. Ferreira, Seventh Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, Madrid, Spain, 2012.
- Vehicular Sensing: Emergence of a Massive Urban Scanner
M. Ferreira, R. Fernandes, H. Conceição, P. Gomes, P. M. d'Orey, L. Moreira-Matias, J. Gama, F. Lima, L. Damas, Third International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-CUBE), Lisbon, Portugal, 2012.
- Making Vehicles Transparent through V2V Video Streaming
P. Gomes, C. Olaverri-Monreal, M. Ferreira, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2012.
- Scalable VANET Simulations with NS-3
R. Fernandes, M. Ferreira, 75th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference - VTC 2012-Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.
Methods and Systems for Coordinating Vehicular Traffic Using In-Vehicle Traffic Control Signals Enabled by Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications
M. Ferreira, O. Tonguz, R. Fernandes, H. Conceição, W. Viriyasitavat, WO Patent WO/2012/009,620, January 2012.
Making Vehicles Transparent through DSRC
M. Ferreira, P. Gomes, C. Olaverri Monreal, WiP IEEE Pervasive Computing, manuscript type: Special Issue on Automotive Pervasive Computing in Large-Scale
Opportunistic Sensing; IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 56, 2011
On the Impact of Virtual Traffic Lights on Carbon Emissions Mitigation
M. Ferreira, P.M. d'Orey, in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2011
Probabilistic Flooding in Stochastic Networks: Analysis of Global Information Outreach
S. Crisostomo, U. Schilcher, C. Bettstetter, J. Barros, Computer Networks, 2011.
Exploiting the Height of Vehicles in Vehicular Communication
M. Boban, R. Meireles, J. Barros, P. Steenkiste and O. Tonguz, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Amsterdam, November 2011.
An IEEE 802.11p / WAVE Implementation with Synchronous Channel Switching for Seamless Dual-channel Access
C. Ameixieira, J. Matos, R. Moreira, A. Cardote, A. Oliveira, S. Sargento, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2011.
Implementation and Evaluation of IEEE 802.11p for Vehicular Networks
F. Neves, A. Cardote, R. Moreira, S. Sargento, Conferência de Redes de Computadores (CRC 2011), Coimbra (Portugal), 16-18 November 2011.
GeoCode: A Geographic Coding-Aware Communication Protocol
H. Khamfroush, D. Lucani, J.Barros, IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Washington, DC, USA, October 2011.
Real-world Implementation and Evaluation of IEEE 802.11p for Vehicular Networks
F. Neves, A. Cardote, R.Moreira, S.Sargento, in ACM International Workshop on VehiculAr Inter-NETworking (VANET), Las Vegas, USA, September 2011
1st year (June 2009 - May 2010)
On the Performance of Sparse Vehicular Networks with Road Side Units
A. B. Reis, S. Sargento, and O.K. Tonguz, in 2011 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Spring (IEEE VTC´ 11S), Spring 2011.
Driver-Centric VANET Simulation
P. Gomes, C. Olaverri Monreal, M. Ferreira, L. Damas, Nets4Cars 2011 International Workshop on Communication Technologies for Vehicles: 143-154. German Aerospace
Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science, 2011.
Impact of Vehicles as Obstacles in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks.
M. Boban, T. V. Vinhoza, M. Ferreira, J. Barros, O. K. Tonguz, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Vol 29, No.1, January 2011.
Modeling and Simulation of Vehicular Networks: Towards Realistic and Efficient Models.
M. Boban, T. T. V. Vinhoza, in Theory and Applications of Ad Hoc Networks, InTech Publishers, 2010.
Emerging and Future Applications of Vehicular Networks: A Vision.
O. K. Tonguz, in 2010 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), Keynote Address, Jersey City, NJ, December 2010.
Experimental Study on the Impact of Obstructions in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks.
R. Meireles, M. Boban, P. Steenkiste, O. Tonguz, J. Barros, in IEEE Vehicular Networks Conference, December 2010.
On the Connection Availability between Relay Nodes in a VANET.
André Cardote , Susana Sargento, Peter Steenkiste, in HeterWMN: Workshop on Heterogeneous, Multi-Hop, Wireless and Mobile
Networks, IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2010), Miami (USA), December 2010.
DIVERT for Realistic Simulation of Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks.
R. Fernandes, P. M. d'Orey, M. Ferreira, in 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Vehicular Networks - InVeNET 2010, San
Francisco, CA, USA, November 2010.
An Interactive Simulation of a Distributed Traffic Control System based on VANET (Demo Paper).
H. Conceição, R. Fernandes, P. Gomes, M. Ferreira, O. K. Tonguz, in 16th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking - ACM
MobiCom 2010, Chicago, IL, USA, September 2010.
Automatic Link Balancing Using Fuzzy Logic Control of Handover Parameter.
P. M. d'Orey, M. Garcia-Lozano, M. Ferreira, in 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio
Communications - PIMRC'2010, Istambul, Turkey, September 2010.
Self-Organized Traffic Control.
M. Ferreira, R. Fernandes, H. Conceição, W. Viriyasitavat, O. K. Tonguz, in 7th ACM International Workshop on Vehicular Inter-Networking - VANET 2010,
Chicago, IL, USA, September 2010.
The See-Through System: A VANET-Enabled Assistant for Overtaking Maneuvers.
Cristina Olaverri-Monreal, Pedro Gomes,
Ricardo Fernandes, Fausto Vieira and Michel Ferreira, in 2010 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, June 2010.
From Project Proposal to Official Start (Oct. 2008 - May 2009)
Multiplayer Games over VANET: A New Application.
O.K. Tonguz, M. Boban, in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks , Volume 8, Issue 5, July 2010, Pages 531–543.
Unicast Communication in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks : A Reality Check.
M. Boban, O.K. Tonguz, J. Barros, in IEEE Communications Letters, December
Stereoscopic Aerial Photography: An Alternative to Model-Based Urban Mobility Approaches.
Michel Ferreira, Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes and Ozan Tonguz, in The The Sixth ACM International Workshop on
VehiculAr Inter-NETworking (VANET 2009), Beijing, China, September
Urban Connectivity Analysis of VANETs through Stereoscopic Aerial Photography.
Michel Ferreira, Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes and Ozan Tonguz, in The
70th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference VTC2009-Fall, Anchorage,
Alaska, USA, September 2009.
Vehicular Connectivity Models: From Single-Hop Links to Large-Scale Behavior.
Rui Meireles, Michel Ferreira and João Barros, in The 70th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
VTC2009-Fall, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, September 2009.
- Information Mobility: a New Paradigm for Content Dissemination
J. Barcelo-Ordinas, C. Casetti, G. Karlsson and S. Sargento, in the European Wireless Technology Conference
2009, Rome, Italy, September 2009.
Mining Spatial Data from GPS Traces for Automatic Map Generation
F. Lima, M. Ferreira, 6th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping
Technology - ISMMT'09, Presidente Prudente, São Paulo,
Brazil, July 2009.
- Mobility between Infrastructure and Ad-Hoc Environments: Experimental Validation
R. Costa and S.Sargento, in the 14th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications
(ISCC 2009), Sousse, Tunisia, July 2009.
- Locating Cars through a Vision
Michel Ferreira, Hugo
Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes, and Rogério Reis,
in 2009 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Xi'an, China, June
- A cautionary view of Mobility and Connectivity Modeling in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks.
Hugo Conceição, Michel Ferreira, and João Barros, in The 69th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
VTC2009-Spring, Barcelona, Spain, April 2009.
- What is the Best Achievable QoS
for Unicast Routing in VANETs?
M. Boban, G. Misek and
O.K. Tonguz, in The Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM
2008), New Orleans, LA, USA, November 2008.
- Demo Drive-In, IEEE 802.11p PHY, FIA Ghent, 15-17 December
- Demo ACM Mobicom, IEEE 802.11p / WAVE Vehicular
Communications, ACM MOBICOM, Las Vegas, USA, September 2011.
- Demo IEEE VNC, An IEEE 802.11p/WAVE Implementation with
Synchronous Channel Switching for Seamless Dual-channel Access, IEEE
Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
- Demo Polaris Future Cities, 27 and 28 October 2011, Porto
- Demo and Video, TICE Mobilidade, 11 October 2011, INESC
- Demo and Presentation, TICE Mobilidade, 5 July 2011, Aveiro.
- Demo CMU Conference, 3 October 2011, Lisbon.