QUT ePrints

Study on the method of freeway incident detection using wireless positioning terminal

Hu, Rufu, Li, Chuanzhi, He, Jie, Hang, Wen, & Tao, Xiangli (2008) Study on the method of freeway incident detection using wireless positioning terminal. In Proceedings of : 2008 International Conference of Chinese Logistics and Transportation Professionals, 31 July - 3 August, 2008, Chengdu, China.

View at publisher

Abstract

Improving the performance of a incident detection system was essential to minimize the effect of incidents. A new method of incident detection was brought forward in this paper based on an in-car terminal which consisted of GPS module, GSM module and control module as well as some optional parts such as airbag sensors, mobile phone positioning system (MPPS) module, etc. When a driver or vehicle discovered the freeway incident and initiated an alarm report the incident location information located by GPS, MPPS or both would be automatically send to a transport management center (TMC), then the TMC would confirm the accident with a closed-circuit television (CCTV) or other approaches. In this method, detection rate (DR), time to detect (TTD) and false alarm rate (FAR) were more important performance targets. Finally, some feasible means such as management mode, education mode and suitable accident confirming approaches had been put forward to improve these targets.

Impact and interest:

2 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
0 citations in Web of Science®

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

220 since deposited on 02 Oct 2009
76 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 27726
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: GPS, MPPS, freeway, incident detection, wireless positioning
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING (090200) > Automotive Safety Engineering (090204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 please contact the authors
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2009 15:13
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:46

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page