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Dynamic Scheduling in a Delay-Constraint Vehicular Network: A Lyapunov-Optimization Approach

  • Author / Creator
    Guo, Qiang
  • Vehicular Network provides essential services to improve the road safety, extend the wireless connection coverage, and allow more reliable vehicle-to-vehicle communication. The key challenge of such networks is throttling the delay to satisfy certain Quality of Service (QoS). In this thesis, we employ the Lyapunov Optimizatin technique to derive an optimal system throughput, while at the same time meets the transmission delay constraint. The algorithm developed is implemented in a frame-based fashion: the decision is made only at the beginning of each vehicle arrival frame, which greatly simplifies the calculation overhead. The algorithm also yields strongly stable queue, which is always upper-bounded by a finite value.

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  • Graduation date
    2012-09
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3TG7S
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Specialization
    • Communications
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Hai Jiang (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Hai, Jiang (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    • Tony, Qiu (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
    • H. Vicky, Zhao (Electrical and Computer Engineering)