Computer Science ›› 2020, Vol. 47 ›› Issue (2): 213-220.doi: 10.11896/jsjkx.190600001

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Survey on Application of Blockchain in VANET

ZHOU Chang1,LU Hui-mei1,XIANG Yong2,WU Jing-bang1   

  1. (School of Computer Science & Technology,Beijing Institute of Technology,Beijing 100081,China)1;
    (Department of Computer Science and Technology,Tsinghua University,Beijing 100084,China)2
  • Received:2019-06-03 Online:2020-02-15 Published:2020-03-18
  • About author:ZHOU Chang,born in 1985,Ph.D Postgraduate.Her main research interest is computer network;XIANG Yong,born in 1967,Ph.D,Associate Professor,is Member of China Computer Federation.His main research interests include operating system and computer network.

Abstract: The Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) is a kind of mobile ad hoc network (MANET) that supports vehicle to vehicle (V2V) and vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) communications,which is one of the core technology in Intelligent Transport System (ITS).Distributed data storage,point-to-point transmission,consensus mechanism and encryption algorithm of blockchain can warrant the security and reliability of VANET.However,the strong consistency and chain structure of blockchain can not match the two main characteristics of VANET,i.e.the rapid mobility of vehicle nodes and network instability.This research focus on the technical aspects of blockchain such as node,storage,cross-chain and consensus under the conditions of high mobility of vehicle nodes and volatility of network,and analyzes the existing problems and proposes solutions.We also prospect the future applications and research of blockchain in VANET which can be provided as a reference and basis.

Key words: Blockchain, VANET, Mobility, Volatility, Cross-chain

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  • TP393
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