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Comparative Study of Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Mobility Models and Simulators

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 6
Year of Publication: 2012
Mitul K. Patel

Mitul K Patel. Article: Comparative Study of Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Mobility Models and Simulators. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(6):38-43, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Mitul K. Patel},
	title = {Article: Comparative Study of Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Mobility Models and Simulators},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {6},
	pages = {38-43},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Vehicular Networking is an emerging area of interest in the wireless networking community as well as in the transportation research community. The potential of vehicular networks to provide vital services, from real time traffic information to advance collision warning, makes this an important area of study. Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) id defined as self-organized network which have moving vehicles and also it is considered as a sub part of Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs). In order to test the feasibility and performance of VANET, it requires some specific networking methodology which can be checked and tested with the help of simulation. The characterization of vehicular mobility at microscopic and macroscopic level is considered as the major challenge in VANET. In this paper, there will be discussion about various mobility models available for VANET and also there will be a comparative study of network and traffic simulators available for VANETs.


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