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Handbook on Securing Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructure by Nan Zhang, Krishna Kant, Sajal K Das

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Chapter 29

Emergency Vehicular Networks

Mario Gerla, Eun Kyu Lee, Uichin Lee and Giovanni Pau

This chapter contains information on the following concepts: Vehicle Communications, Emergency Vehicle Grid, Routing in Vehicle Network, Content Dissemination, and Security in Emergency Vehicular Network.

29.1 Introduction

In urban emergencies, vehicles play several important roles. To start, first responders must assist the victims and control the emergency using vehicles. Ambulances, police cars, and firefighters must be able to “exploit” inter-vehicular communications in the urban grid to get to destination faster and safer, without excessive impact on the residents that are not affected by the disaster. Secondly, if the disaster has knocked down ...

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