The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking

Siyu Zhou, Prasad Prakash Netalkar, Yanan Chang, Yang Xu, H. Jonathan Chao

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Abstract

Vehicular Cloud and autonomous vehicles require a scalable and reliable mobile communication network. LTE and Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) have been trying to fit for such role, yet neither can satisfy all requirement due to inherent architectural limitations. Fortunately the fifth generation mobile network, 5G and Mobile Edge Cloud/Computing (MEC) is around the corner, targeting ultra low packet delay, high reliability, and Gigabit level wireless bandwidth. This paper introduces a unique vehicular MEC architecture where instead of simply off-loading application service to the edge servers on MEC, vehicular communication packets are routed through the MEC network. We discuss in detail how it accommodates vehicle to vehicle (V2V) and vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) communication with high scalability and guaranteed low packet delay. We also provide an in depth analysis of the pros and cons of our MEC vehicle network design, and address the mobility management issue on edge cloud. Applying distributed mobility management (DMM) operations we are able to make edge cloud IP handoff seamless and transparent. Proof of concept simulations are conducted using NS3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538663585
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 12 2019
Event88th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Chicago, United States
Duration: Aug 27 2018Aug 30 2018

Publication series

NameIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference
Volume2018-August
ISSN (Print)1550-2252

Conference

Conference88th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018
CountryUnited States
CityChicago
Period8/27/188/30/18

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Handoff
Cloud computing
Cloud Computing
Networking
Latency
Mobility Management
Mobile Networks
Dedicated short range communications
Vehicular Communications
Autonomous Vehicles
Mobile Communication
Communication
Network Design
Communication Networks
Telecommunication networks
Scalability
Wireless networks
Servers
Server
Infrastructure

Keywords

  • 5G
  • DMM
  • DSRC
  • LTE
  • MEC
  • V2V
  • V2X
  • VC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics

Cite this

Zhou, S., Netalkar, P. P., Chang, Y., Xu, Y., & Chao, H. J. (2019). The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking. In 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings [8690790] (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference; Vol. 2018-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCFall.2018.8690790

The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking. / Zhou, Siyu; Netalkar, Prasad Prakash; Chang, Yanan; Xu, Yang; Chao, H. Jonathan.

2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019. 8690790 (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference; Vol. 2018-August).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zhou, S, Netalkar, PP, Chang, Y, Xu, Y & Chao, HJ 2019, The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking. in 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings., 8690790, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 2018-August, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 88th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018, Chicago, United States, 8/27/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCFall.2018.8690790
Zhou S, Netalkar PP, Chang Y, Xu Y, Chao HJ. The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking. In 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2019. 8690790. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference). https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCFall.2018.8690790
Zhou, Siyu ; Netalkar, Prasad Prakash ; Chang, Yanan ; Xu, Yang ; Chao, H. Jonathan. / The MEC-Based Architecture Design for Low-Latency and Fast Hand-Off Vehicular Networking. 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC-Fall 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019. (IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference).
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