A GRASP-based heuristic for allocating the roadside infrastructure maximizing the number of distinct vehicles experiencing contact opportunities

Sarubbi, João F. Machry, Cravieé de A. Vieira, Daniel, Wanner, Elizabeth F. and Silva, Cristiano M. (2016). A GRASP-based heuristic for allocating the roadside infrastructure maximizing the number of distinct vehicles experiencing contact opportunities. IN: Proceedings of the NOMS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium 2016. Oktug, Sema; Ulema, Mehmet; Cavdar, Cicek and et al (eds) TUR: IEEE.

Abstract

In this work the allocation of Roadside Units (RSUs) in a V2I network is modeled as a Maximum Coverage Problem. The main objective is to maximize the number of distinct vehicles contacting the infrastructure. Two different approaches are presented to solve the problem. The first one is an ILP model that can found optimal solutions or give sharp upper and lower bounds for the problem. The second one is a GRASP-based heuristic that can found close-to-optimal solutions. The GRASP-based heuristic is compared with a previous work achieving better results. Furthermore, a new metric to measure the efficiency of a Deployment strategy is presented.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/NOMS.2016.7502985
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Event Title: 2016 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-29
Uncontrolled Keywords: deployment strategies,GRASP heuristic,ILP model,vehicular networks,Computer Networks and Communications,Information Systems and Management
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Published Date: 2016-06-30
Authors: Sarubbi, João F. Machry
Cravieé de A. Vieira, Daniel
Wanner, Elizabeth F. ( 0000-0001-6450-3043)
Silva, Cristiano M.

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