An InfoStation-based context-aware on-street parking system

  title={An InfoStation-based context-aware on-street parking system},
  author={Abdulmalik Alhammad and François Siewe and Ali H. Al-Bayatti},
  journal={2012 International Conference on Computer Systems and Industrial Informatics},
This paper presents a novel vehicle ad hoc network (VANET) based on an on-street parking system that exploits the concept of InfoStations (ISs) and context-aware systems to locate and reserve a parking space. All parking zones have an assigned IS that provides wireless coverage to that parking zone. Thus, the parking details are available over dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) via the IS. Vehicles can request and reserve a preferred parking space using wireless capabilities while still… CONTINUE READING