During the last 15 years, the interest in vehicular communication has grown, especially in the automotive industry. Due to the envisioned mass market, projects focusing on Car-to-X communication experience high public visibility. This book presents vehicular communication in a broader perspective that includes more than just its application to the automotive industry. It provides, researchers, engineers, decision makers and graduate students in wireless communications with an introduction to vehicular communication focussing on car-to-x and train-based systems.
- Emphasizes important perspectives of vehicular communication including market area, application areas, and standardization issues as well as selected topics featuring aspects of developing, prototyping, and testing vehicular communication systems.
- Supports the reader in understanding common characteristics and differences between the various application areas of vehicular communication.
- Offers both an overview of the application area and an in-depth discussion of key technologies in these areas.
- Written by a wide range of experts in the field.