The simulator LTEV2Vsim


LTEV2Vsim is a simulator, written in MATLAB, designed for the investigation of resource allocation in LTE-V2V networks, with focus on the cooperative awareness service.

The structure and features of the simulator, along with its main inputs and outputs, are described in

G. Cecchini, A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, A. Zanella, “LTEV2Vsim: An LTE-V2V Simulator for the Investigation of Resource Allocation for Cooperative Awareness”, 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS 2017), Naples (Italy), 26-28 June 2017. Accepted version here.



The simulator is freely accessible to the interested researchers. Download LTEV2Vsim (latest version v3.1 - requires at least MATLAB R2017a).

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Older versions available here: v2.1 v1.0.

Download changelog. Download instructions and brief guide to the simulator.


Some publications where LTEV2Vsim has been used

LTE-V2V in-coverage performance and simulation results of different localization accuracies are discussed in

G. Cecchini, A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, A. Zanella, “Localization-Based Resource Selection Schemes for Network-Controlled LTE-V2V”, 14th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Bologna (Italy), August 2017. Accepted version here.

LTE-V2V out-of-coverage performance and simulation results of autonomous resourse reselection algorithms are proposed in

G. Cecchini, A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, A. Zanella, “MAP-RP: Map-based Resource Reselection Procedure for Autonomous LTE-V2V”, Special Session on 5G Wireless Technologies for V2X communications, 28th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC 2017), Montreal (Canada), October 2017. Accepted version here.

LTE-V2V vs. 802.11p performance for cooperative awareness is presented in

G. Cecchini, A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, A. Zanella, “Performance Comparison Between IEEE 802.11p and LTE-V2V In-coverage and Out-of-coverage for Cooperative Awareness”, IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2017), Turin (Italy), November 2017. Accepted version here.


Main references “3GPP: Initial cellular V2X standard completed”.

“Technical specification group radio access network; evolved universal terrestrial radio access (E-UTRA); physical channels and modulation (Release 14)”, 3GPP TS 36.211 V14.0.0, September 2016

A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, and A. Zanella, “How many vehicles in the LTE-V2V awareness range with half or full duplex radios?”, 15th edition of International Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems Telecommunications (ITST 2017), Warsaw, May 2017. Accepted version here.

A. Bazzi, B. M. Masini, A. Zanella, I. Thibault, “On the performance of IEEE 802.11p and LTE-V2V for the Cooperative Awareness of Connected Vehicles”, in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 10419-10432, Nov. 2017. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2017.2750803 Accepted version here, Version on the Publisher web site here (IEEE).



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