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Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Vol. 31 No. 6, pp. 1903-1918 (November 2015)

Energy Efficient Min Delay-based Geocast Routing Protocol for the Internet of Vehicles*

1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
2Department of Information Management
1,2National Central University Jhongli, 320 Taiwan;;

Energy efficient routing protocols can potentially reduce the amount of energy consumed in packet forwarding. However, existing literature lacks studies on improving green performance of geocast routings for the Internet of Vehicles. Therefore, this study proposes an energy efficient min delay (EEMD)-based geocast routing protocol to find optimal relay nodes by incorporating energy consumption and packet delivery delay. We introduce energy efficiency in packet forwarding as a more appropriate indicator than energy consumption. We present a green protocol model and analyze its green networking performance in packet forwarding. Extensive simulation shows that our designed EEMD protocol allows efficient energy-saving data forwarding under various vehicular traffic conditions.

Keywords: internet of vehicles, green networking, energy efficient, routing, VANETs

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Received July 7, 2014; accepted September 10, 2014.
Communicated by Ren-Hung Hwang.
* This research is partially supported by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, under Grant No. NSC 100-2218-E-008-012-MY3, NSC 102-2221-E-008-039-MY3, NSC 103-2221-E-008-090-.