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Distributed Computing Architecture using Fog Technology for Improving Intelligent Transportation Systems in Smart City

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2021
Zainab H. Ali, Shaimaa Hagras, Hesham A. Ali

Zainab H Ali, Shaimaa Hagras and Hesham A Ali. Distributed Computing Architecture using Fog Technology for Improving Intelligent Transportation Systems in Smart City. International Journal of Computer Applications 183(6):42-45, June 2021. BibTeX

	author = {Zainab H. Ali and Shaimaa Hagras and Hesham A. Ali},
	title = {Distributed Computing Architecture using Fog Technology for Improving Intelligent Transportation Systems in Smart City},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2021},
	volume = {183},
	number = {6},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2021},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {42-45},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2021921351},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is one of the better Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to fill the gap between IT and automotive activities. Although smart city initiatives have a significant investment of transportation systems to reduce gas emissions and road accidents, the ITS still suffered from several challenges in terms of power consumption and network bandwidth constraint because of the rapid growth in the data dissemination over the vehicular network. The main objective of this study is to present a distributed computing architecture (DCA) based on fog technology for improving transportation services in the smart city. The experimental results show the robustness of the proposed architecture for enhancing vehicular systems in three Quality of Service (QoS) terms is the average energy consumption, packet delivery ratio, and throughput.


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Ad-hoc Vehicular Network; Fog Technology; Internet of Things; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Quality of Service