SDN based V2X Networks for Disaster Management: A Systematic Literature Review

Muhammad Junaid Anjum, Muhammad Shoaib Farooq



Disasters in an area or an accident in a city both result in loss of property and lives. To overcome this, a disaster management system needs to be in place, which is efficient for any type of scenario. Through the use of Software Defined Networks and Vehicle-to-Everything, it is possible to create such an effective disaster management system. However, simply defining an architecture is not a solution. Other factors such as the transmission of data and its reliability is also a key research point. In light of this, this article presents a systematic literature review of around 20 research works that was conducted by surveying different architectures and routing protocols of software defined vehicular networks in terms of any disaster related scenario. The major objective of this literature review was to present a review of different proposed architectures and various routing protocols and their subsequent network characteristics in the case of a disaster scenario. Also, different open research issues and challenges are highlighted for any kind of disaster scenario.


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