Identifying differences in safe roads and crash prone roads using clustering data mining
Emerson, Daniel, Nayak, Richi, & Weligamage, Justin (2011) Identifying differences in safe roads and crash prone roads using clustering data mining. In 6th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM 2011), 3-5 October 2011, Duke Energy Center, Cincinatti, Ohio.
Road asset managers are overwhelmed with a high volume of raw data which they need to process and utilise in supporting their decision making. This paper presents a method that processes road-crash data of a whole road network and exposes hidden value inherent in the data by deploying the clustering data mining method. The goal of the method is to partition the road network into a set of groups (classes) based on common data and characterise the class crash types to produce a crash profiles for each cluster. By comparing similar road classes with differing crash types and rates, insight can be gained into these differences that are caused by the particular characteristics of their roads. These differences can be used as evidence in knowledge development and decision support.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||data mining, clustering, road crash modelling|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Pattern Recognition and Data Mining (080109)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Simulation and Modelling (080110)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
|Divisions:||Past > Schools > Computer Science|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 WCEAM|
|Deposited On:||30 Nov 2011 09:10|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2013 13:09|
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