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Pacific Rim TransTech Conference. 1995 Vehicle Navigation and Information Systems Conference Proceedings. 6th International VNIS. A Ride into the Future

July 30 1995-Aug. 2 1995

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  • Pacific Rim TransTech Conference. 1995 Vehicle Navigation and Information Systems Conference Proceedings. 6th International VNIS. A Ride into the Future [front matter]

    Publication Year: 1995
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  • SOCRATES-progress towards commercial implementation

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):425 - 428
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    During the DRIVE 1 and DRIVE 2 programmes, the SOCRATES research projects developed the concept of using cellular radio for providing digital data into on-board computers to provide a range of applications, including dynamic route guidance and emergency call. The major achievements during DRIVE 2 provided the foundations upon which commercial services can be established. They include; the formulat... View full abstract»

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  • TABASCO-improving transport systems in Europe

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):503 - 507
    Cited by:  Patents (37)
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    The TABASCO (Telematics Applications in Bavaria, SCotland and Others) initiative is developing more reliable road transport systems to meet the needs of citizens, the economy and the environment, and demonstrating this improvement in the European context. It is making significant improvements to transport systems based on public and private sector investment in advanced transport telematics (ATT).... View full abstract»

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  • Conference Author Index

    Publication Year: 1995
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  • CCTV camera site selection: a field experience

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):21 - 27
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    Closed circuit television (CCTV) is an essential element of visual surveillance for intelligent transportation systems. The primary objective of a CCTV camera is to provide surveillance of freeway/highway segments or intersections and visual confirmation of incidents. CCTV is becoming more popular in major metropolitan areas around the USA. Since full coverage of all freeways or all intersections ... View full abstract»

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  • A compact driver interface for navigation and route guidance

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):61 - 66
    Cited by:  Patents (10)
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    This paper describes a compact driver interface (CDI) for an in-vehicle navigation and route guidance system. The CDI consists of a partially flexible display device, a voice output subsystem, and a driver input device. The display device, which may be mounted in the dashboard or the headliner, is spatially removed from the input device, which is mounted in or near the armrest. Despite its small s... View full abstract»

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  • Video image processing systems: applications in transportation

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):17 - 20
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    California Polytechnic State University, USA, completed an assessment of the potential of using a video image processing (VIP) system for traffic surveillance and detection on California freeways. The first phase of the project, sponsored by the California Department of Transportation, was completed in 1991. Eight turnkey and prototype systems were identified and tested under laboratory conditions... View full abstract»

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  • Calculation of travel time savings by dual mode route guidance for the South corridor in the Stuttgart test field

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):54 - 60
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    The dual mode route guidance system (DMRG), as a combination of the autonomous route guidance system and infrastructure supported dynamic guidance system, is tested with respect to functionality and feasibility in Stuttgart, Germany. For the calculation of the travel time savings in order to assess the system, the Southern corridor of Stuttgart is investigated. The approach images all relevant tra... View full abstract»

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  • A solid-state vehicle detector for roadway applications

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):11 - 16
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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    In this paper, the authors present a magnetoresistive magnetometer concept as a vehicle detector. A magnetoresistive three-axis magnetometer was designed, fabricated, characterized, and tested with the purpose of detecting vehicles on highways. Testing included making measurements at in-use roadway test sites. Magnetic `signatures' of vehicles were collected and post-test data analyzed by applying... View full abstract»

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  • Evaluation of ATMIS technologies prior to field deployment

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):404 - 407
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    Rapid deployment of technology, coupled with a public sector commitment to solving today's complex highway transportation problem, has created a climate in which many potential solutions for increasing mobility are being offered. Two-way communication, centralized traffic management, video surveillance, and automatic vehicle location/identification are some of the areas in which research is taking... View full abstract»

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  • Range-measurement-type optical vehicle detector

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):48 - 53
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    This paper reports the results of the achievement of high accuracy of detection, a speed-measurement function, and a vehicle-classification function for small and large vehicles using optical vehicle detectors (IRVDs) installed on the roads whose traffic is to be controlled. The detector described in the present report has a communication function for in-vehicle units. This function is equivalent ... View full abstract»

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  • Probe vehicle sample sizes for real-time information: the Houston experience

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):3 - 10
    Cited by:  Papers (17)  |  Patents (1)
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    Probe vehicle travel time data is an important source of real-time travel information for a variety of intelligent transportation system applications. This paper investigates the required minimum number of probe vehicles that are necessary to report real-time travel speeds and times for a desired statistical accuracy. Empirical travel time data from the Houston traffic monitoring system were analy... View full abstract»

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  • A methodology for evaluating systems architectures

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):397 - 403
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    We describe how we evaluated the Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture developed by the Rockwell Team in Phase I of the National Systems Architecture Program for Intelligent Transportation System user services. We present the overall evaluation framework and highlight special features of the methodology, indicating how the particular character of the Rockwell architecture helped to shape... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced techniques for travel time data collection

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):40 - 47
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    Travel time information is becoming more important for applications ranging from congestion measurement to real-time travel information. This paper contains a discussion of several advanced techniques for travel time data collection, including electronic distance-measuring instruments, computerized and video license plate matching, cellular phone tracking, automatic vehicle identification, automat... View full abstract»

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  • Real time highway traffic simulation and prediction using inductance loop data

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):194 - 199
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    This paper presents an application of microscopic traffic modeling to perform real time highway traffic simulation and prediction. The simulation uses inductance loop data as model input and predicts the downstream traffic based on a microscopic model. The preliminary results show high cross-correlation between the prediction and the real data View full abstract»

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  • Security issues of emerging smart cards fare collection application in mass transit

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):523 - 526
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (5)
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    Mass transit fare collection has advanced over the last couple of decades from cash and tokens to magnetic stripe cards. Smart cards are emerging as the desirable new fare collection medium because of the numerous problems associated, with the operations and maintenance of the magnetic stripe cards. Smart cards are microprocessor based memory cards with built-in logic all embedded in a chip and co... View full abstract»

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  • A simulation study of driving performance in long tunnel

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):96 - 103
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    The purpose of this paper is to understand the problems of cross section design and of methods of providing traffic information by analyzing driving performance and drivers' stated preference in a driving simulation of the very long tunnel (total length approximately 27 km) that is envisaged as one of the future projects under Uchiura Bay in Hokkaido. Twenty subjects participated in the study by u... View full abstract»

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  • A local feedback controller for oversaturated intersection control based on dynamic road traffic models

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):172 - 178
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    A dynamic road traffic model is applied to traffic control design at an isolated intersection to determine control sequences. Developments in linear systems control theory are applied to address two continuing problems that are keys to effective road traffic system operations: road traffic models; and traffic signal control. The control of an oversaturated intersection is formulated as a linear sy... View full abstract»

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  • The judgement of the traffic condition by using the cluster analysis

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):218 - 224
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    The function of an expressway is very important in modern cities, but the increase of traffic demand has created the recurrent traffic jam. The traffic jam is one of the main social problems. As a consequence, drivers desire the provision of accurate information about congestion. This paper proposes a new definition of the degree of congestion based on the analysis of traffic flow. In the present ... View full abstract»

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  • Traffic information center: a real experience

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):475 - 477
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    The author describes the CIT project which implements a traffic information center based on open systems technology. It integrates geographical, real-time and public services data and now offers driver information through a free phone call to any citizen. The key design points and issues of the project are explained in this paper View full abstract»

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  • Ergonomic evaluation of a prototype guidance system in an urban area. Discussion about methodologies and data collection tools

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):390 - 396
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    The authors discuss two available methodologies used for ergonomic evaluation of in-vehicle systems. One method corresponds to the objective measurement of the driver's behavior, and more precisely the visual strategies, and the other one belongs to the subjective evaluation category and is used for rating the mental workload of a task. For this second approach, the authors propose a new version o... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive signal control expert by artificial neural network training

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):35 - 39
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    An advanced signal system, named INTELS (with subsystems, ITSS, IMSS, and MCC), has been proposed for several years and has been upgraded recently. Originally, it only used an expert system to generate a suitable phase during each beginning state of the timing determination; thus no cycle with a steady sequence was possible. Except for the above function, the system is being remodeled to possess t... View full abstract»

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  • Adaptive route selection for dynamic route guidance system based on fuzzy-neural approaches

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):75 - 82
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (3)
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    The objective of this work is to model driver behaviour in the area of route selection. The research focuses on an optimum route search function in a typical in-car navigation system or dynamic route guidance system. In this work, the authors emphasize the need to orientate the route selection method on the driver's preference. Each route candidate has a set of attributes. A fuzzy-neural approach ... View full abstract»

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  • Simulated field test of open architecture transportation controller software

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):414 - 419
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    The “simulated field test of an open architecture transportation controller (OATC)” accomplished an initial demonstration in a laboratory environment of the feasibility and capability of an OATC as a vital component of an advanced transportation management system (ATMS). This simulation involved the integration of the OATC with expert system software named “FRED” developed ... View full abstract»

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  • The processing of complex guidance symbols by elderly drivers: a simulator-based study and an evaluation of the CARMINAT guidance system by the European Community DRIVE-EDDIT project

    Publication Year: 1995, Page(s):110 - 117
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    An experimental approach has been implemented on the INRETS-LESCO driving simulator to investigate the potential interaction between size and complexity of symbolic guidance information in relation with age. According to the results obtained, the differences in performance between the young and elderly subjects increases as a function of the symbol complexity. The EDDIT programme has conducted the... View full abstract»

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