train communication network, probabilistic modelling, protocol optimization
In this paper, we present the modeling and optimization of a Real-Time Protocol (RTP) used in Train Communication Networks (TCN). In the proposed RTP, message arbitration is represented by a probabilistic model and the number of arbitration checks is minimized by using the probability of device activity. Our optimized protocol is fully compatible with the original standard and can thus be implemented easily. The experimental results demonstrate that the proposed algorithm can reduce the number of checks by about 50%, thus significantly enhancing bandwidth.
Tsinghua University Press
Lifan Su, Min Zhou, Hai Wan et al. Probabilistic Modeling and Optimization of Real-Time Protocol for Multifunction Vehicle Bus. Tsinghua Science and Technology 2016, 21(5): 561-569.