Distributed Radar-aided Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication
Paper in proceeding, 2020

Establishing high-rate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) linkswith narrow beamwidth is challenging due to the varying networktopology. A too narrow beam may miss the intended receiver,while a too broad beam leads to SNR loss. We propose toharness the high accuracy of radar detections to establish V2V links. In particular, we develop a distributed method where eachvehicle associates local radar detections with GPS informationcommunicated by nearby vehicles. The method relies on thetransformation of relative to global coordinates, the definition ofa suitable metric, and solving an optimal assignment problem. Wedemonstrate that the proposed approach avoids time-consumingchannel estimation and provides high SNR, under the conditionthat reliable relative and absolute location information is present.


radar aided




Canan Aydogdu

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication, Antennas and Optical Networks

Fan Liu

University College London (UCL)

Christos Masouros

University College London (UCL)

Henk Wymeersch

Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Communication, Antennas and Optical Networks

Mats Rydström


IEEE National Radar Conference - Proceedings

10975659 (ISSN)

Vol. 2020-September
978-1-7281-8942-0 (ISBN)

IEEE Radar Conference 2020
Florence, Italy,

Combined Radar-Based Communication and Interference Mitigation for Automotive Applications

VINNOVA (2018-01929), 2019-01-01 -- 2020-12-31.

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology


Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Subject Categories


Control Engineering

Signal Processing



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