MoVES: A framework for parallel and distributed simulation of wireless vehicular ad hoc networks. We illustrate a Mobile Wireless Vehicular Environment Simulation (MoVES) framework for the parallel and distributed simulation of vehicular wireless ad hoc networks (VANETs). The proposed framework supports extensible, module-based and layered modeling, and scalable, accurate and efficient simulation of vehicular scenarios integrated with wireless communication and mobile services/applications. The vehicular layer includes models for vehicles, synthetic and trace-driven mobility, driver behavior, GPS-based street maps, intersection policies and traffic lights. The wireless communication layer currently includes models for physical propagation, and a network protocol stack including IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control, up to the Application layer. MoVES provides a platform for microscopic modeling and simulation-based analysis of wireless vehicular scenarios and communication-based services and applications, like Intelligent Transportation Systems, communication-based monitoring/control and info-mobility services. The framework includes design solutions for scalable, accurate and efficient parallel and distributed simulation of complex, vehicular communication scenarios executed over cost-effective, commercial-off-the-shelf simulation architectures. Dynamic model partition and adaptation-based load balancing solutions have been designed by exploiting common assumptions and model characteristics, in a user-transparent way. Test-bed performance evaluation for realistic scenarios has shown the effectiveness of MoVES in terms of simulation efficiency, scalability, adaptation and simulation accuracy.
Keywords for this software
References in zbMATH (referenced in 3 articles , 1 standard article )
Showing results 1 to 3 of 3.
- Taylor, Simon J. E.: Distributed simulation: state-of-the-art and potential for operational research (2019)
- Kunz, Georg; Stoffers, Mirko; Landsiedel, Olaf; Wehrle, Klaus; Gross, James: Parallel expanded event simulation of tightly coupled systems (2016)
- Bononi, Luciano; Di Felice, Marco; D’Angelo, Gabriele; Bracuto, Michele; Donatiello, Lorenzo: MoVES: A framework for parallel and distributed simulation of wireless vehicular ad hoc networks (2008)