Car2DC - Hierarchical Vehicular Cloud Computing


  • Distributed Embedded Systems, Paderborn University
  • Network Research Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles

Team @ CCS


  • Toyota InfoTechnology Center, USA, Inc., Mountain View, CA

Project Time

  • 04/2017 - 03/2018


Establish grand design and technological elements of the Hierarchical Vehicle Cloud platform, which flexibly and dynamically integrates data centers, physical / virtual edge servers, and vehicles to provide ICT services not only for drivers but also for non-driver users, meeting their diverse requirements of performance and cost.

Selected Publications

  • Takamasa Higuchi, Joshua Joy, Falko Dressler, Mario Gerla and Onur Altintas, "On the Feasibility of Vehicular Micro Clouds," Proceedings of 9th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2017), Torino, Italy, November 2017, pp. 179-182. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  • Florian Hagenauer, Christoph Sommer, Takamasa Higuchi, Onur Altintas and Falko Dressler, "Vehicular Micro Clouds as Virtual Edge Servers for Efficient Data Collection," Proceedings of 23rd ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 2017), 2nd ACM International Workshop on Smart, Autonomous, and Connected Vehicular Systems and Services (CarSys 2017), Snowbird, UT, October 2017, pp. 31-35. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]