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Performance Evaluation of a Secure Mac Protocol for Vehicular Networks



Yi Qian, Kejie Lu, Nader Moayeri


The main benefit of vehicular communication is seen in active safety systems that increase passenger safety by exchanging warning messages between vehicles. Other applications and private services are also permitted in order to lower the cost and to encourage vehicular network deployment and adoption. The allocation of 75 MHz in the 5.9 GHz frequency band licensed for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC), which supports seven separate channels, may also enable the future delivery of rich multimedia contents to vehicles at short- to medium-range via vehicular communications. There are many challenges that must be addressed before vehicular networks can be successfully deployed.
Proceedings Title
IEEE Military Communications Conference MILCOM
Conference Dates
November 17-19, 2008
Conference Location
San Diego, CA


DSRC, MAC, security, vehicular network


Qian, Y. , Lu, K. and Moayeri, N. (2008), Performance Evaluation of a Secure Mac Protocol for Vehicular Networks, IEEE Military Communications Conference MILCOM, San Diego, CA, [online], (Accessed July 19, 2024)


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Created November 17, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017