Date of Graduation

5-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Department

Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Advisor/Mentor

Panda, Brajendra

Committee Member/Reader

Gauch, John

Committee Member/Second Reader

Li, Wing Ning

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to show the viability of fog computing in the area of video streaming in vehicles. With the rise of autonomous vehicles, there needs to be a viable entertainment option for users. The cloud fails to address these options due to latency problems experienced during high internet traffic. To improve video streaming speeds, fog computing seems to be the best option. Fog computing brings the cloud closer to the user through the use of intermediary devices known as fog nodes. It does not attempt to replace the cloud but improve the cloud by allowing faster upload and download of information. This paper explores two algorithms that would work well with vehicles and video streaming. This is simulated using a Java application, and then graphically represented. The results showed that the simulation was an accurate model and that the best algorithm for request history maintenance was the variable model.

Keywords

Fog Computing, Video Streaming, Autonomous Vehicles, Cloud Computing, Latency Problems, Edge Computing

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