Date of Award


Degree Name

Master of Science


Computer Science

First Advisor

Hexmoor, Henry


The primary goal of this thesis is to implement peer to peer technology in vehicular communication. The emerging concept of Vehicular Communication including road side infrastructure is a promising solution to avoid accidents and providing live traffic data. There is a high demand for the technologies which ensure low latency communication. Modern vehicles equipped with computing, communication and storage and sensing capabilities eased the transmission of data. To achieve deterministic bounds on data delivery, ability to be established anywhere quickly, and efficiency of data query we have chosen to implement a structured peer to peer overlay model in a cluster of vehicles. The vehicles in the cluster exchange information with the cluster head. The cluster head acts as a leader of the cluster, it fetches the data from the Road-side unit and other cluster heads. We have implemented Pyramid Tree Model in structured peer to peer models. A pyramid tree is group of clusters organized in a structured format with the data links between the clusters. The core concepts behind the pyramid tree model is clustering the nodes based on interest.




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