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Benefits and issues of urban network travel time prediction

Bhaskar, Ashish, Chung, Edward, & Dumont, Andre-Gilles (2008) Benefits and issues of urban network travel time prediction. In 7th European Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services, Geneva, Switzerland..

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    Abstract

    This paper presents the benefits and issues related to travel time prediction on urban network. Travel time information quantifies congestion and is perhaps the most important network performance measure. Travel time prediction has been an active area of research for the last five decades. The activities related to ITS have increased the attention of researchers for better and accurate real-time prediction of travel time. Majority of the literature on travel time prediction is applicable to freeways where, under non-incident conditions, traffic flow is not affected by external factors such as traffic control signals and opposing traffic flows. On urban environment the problem is more complicated due to conflicting areas (intersections), mid-link sources and sinks etc. and needs to be addressed.

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    ID Code: 49917
    Item Type: Conference Paper
    Keywords: Urban Travel Time, ITS, Critical Review, Freeway Travel Time, Delay, Signalized Intersections
    Subjects: 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: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
    Deposited On: 30 Apr 2012 12:03
    Last Modified: 02 May 2012 19:21

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