Intelligent Transportation Systems

Author: Muhammad Alam
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319281836
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book presents cutting-edge work on the most challenging research issues concerning intelligent transportation systems (ITS), introducing selected, highly relevant advanced research on scheduling and real-time communication for vehicular networks, as well as fault tolerance, test beds and simulations for ITS. The authors define new architectures that support cooperative sensing in ITS and offer guidance for the development of a reference end-to-end implementation. The presented results allow advanced traffic and travel management strategies to be formulated on the basis of reliable and real-time input data. The effectiveness of these new strategies, together with the proposed systems, is assessed in field trials and via simulations. The chapters in this book detail new research findings, algorithms, protocols, and the development of an implementation platform for ITS that merges and integrates heterogeneous data sources into a common system. In addition, they provide a set of advanced tools for the control, monitoring, simulation, and prediction of traffic that result in safer, more sustainable, and less congested roads. Work undertaken within the framework of the FP7 project ICSI (Intelligent Cooperative Sensing for Improved traffic efficiency) is also included in the research activities addressed.

2017

Author: Снежана Младеновић
Publisher: FON
ISBN: 8691685336
Format: PDF, Docs
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Linking and Mining Heterogeneous and Multi view Data

Author: Deepak P
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3030018725
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book highlights research in linking and mining data from across varied data sources. The authors focus on recent advances in this burgeoning field of multi-source data fusion, with an emphasis on exploratory and unsupervised data analysis, an area of increasing significance with the pace of growth of data vastly outpacing any chance of labeling them manually. The book looks at the underlying algorithms and technologies that facilitate the area within big data analytics, it covers their applications across domains such as smarter transportation, social media, fake news detection and enterprise search among others. This book enables readers to understand a spectrum of advances in this emerging area, and it will hopefully empower them to leverage and develop methods in multi-source data fusion and analytics with applications to a variety of scenarios. Includes advances on unsupervised, semi-supervised and supervised approaches to heterogeneous data linkage and fusion; Covers use cases of analytics over multi-view and heterogeneous data from across a variety of domains such as fake news, smarter transportation and social media, among others; Provides a high-level overview of advances in this emerging field and empowers the reader to explore novel applications and methodologies that would enrich the field.

Intelligent Transportation and Evacuation Planning

Author: Arab Naser
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461421438
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Intelligent Transportation and Evacuation Planning: A Modeling-Based Approach provides a new paradigm for evacuation planning strategies and techniques. Recently, evacuation planning and modeling have increasingly attracted interest among researchers as well as government officials. This interest stems from the recent catastrophic hurricanes and weather-related events that occurred in the southeastern United States (Hurricane Katrina and Rita). The evacuation methods that were in place before and during the hurricanes did not work well and resulted in thousands of deaths. This book offers insights into the methods and techniques that allow for implementing mathematical-based, simulation-based, and integrated optimization and simulation-based engineering approaches for evacuation planning.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Problems and Perspectives

Author: Aleksander Sładkowski
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319191500
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book presents a discussion of problems encountered in the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). It puts emphasis on the early tasks of designing and proofing the concept of integration of technologies in Intelligent Transport Systems. In its first part the book concentrates on the design problems of urban ITS. The second part of the book features case studies representative for the different modes of transport. These are freight transport, rail transport and aerospace transport encompassing also space stations. The book provides ideas for deployment which may be developed by scientists and engineers engaged in the design of Intelligent Transport Systems. It can also be used in the training of specialists, students and post-graduate students in universities and transport high schools.

Bio inspired Routing Protocols for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Author: Salim Bitam
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119008131
Format: PDF
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Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs) play a key role to develop Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) aiming to achieve road safety and to guaranty needs of drivers and passengers, in addition to improve the transportation productivity. One of the most important challenges of this kind of networks is the data routing between VANET nodes which should be routed with high level of Quality of Service (QoS) to ensure receiving messages in the time. Then, the driver can take the appropriate decision to improve the road safety. In the literature, there are several routing protocols for VANETs which are more or less reliable to reach safety requirements. In this book, we start by describing all VANET basic concepts such as VANET definition, VANET versus Mobile ad-Hoc Network (MANET), architectures, routing definition and steps, Quality of Service (QoS) for VANET Routing, Metrics of evaluation, Experimentation, and simulation of VANETs, mobility patterns of VANET etc. Moreover, different routing protocols for routing in VANETs will be described. We propose two main categories to be presented: classical routing and bio-inspired routing. Concerning classical VANET, main principles and all phases will be overviewed, as well as, their two sub-categories which are topological and geographical protocols. After that, we propose a new category called bio-inspired routing which is inspired by natural phenomenon such as Ant colony, Bee life, Genetic operators etc. We present also, some referential protocols as example of each category. In this book, we focus on the idea of how to apply bio-inspired principle into VANET routing to improve road safety, and to ensure QoS of vehicular applications.