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New ITS applications for metropolitan areas based on Floating Car Data

Lorkowski, Stefan and Mieth, Peter and Schäfer, Ralf-Peter (2005) New ITS applications for metropolitan areas based on Floating Car Data. ECTRI Young Researcher Seminar, 2005-05-11 - 2005-05-13, Den Haag (NL).



The paper describes a couple of FCD based vehicular traffic applications and services. This new method is especially beneficial for regions with a poor traffic monitoring infrastructure because the necessary monetary effort to establish such a system is very small in comparison to conventional systems and it is flexible and easily adaptable to other regions. Particularly, emerging markets like China with a fast-changing road network and a high penetration of lat-est information technologies on one side but with serious foreseeable traffic related problems on the other side can surely profit from this approach. The new data collection and analysing methods result in better performance of the services enhance the scope of the services and hopefully enlarge user acceptance. All of the proposed solutions are prototypes and not all of them have been extensively tested up to now. Certainly, specific data processing methods need further research, some refinements and calibrations. Additionally, some applications still suffer from insufficient data penetration. Nevertheless, the approach is very general and it is very likely that FCD availability will sharply increase in near future and will enhance the quality of services.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/21000/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Title:New ITS applications for metropolitan areas based on Floating Car Data
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Date:May 2005
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:Floating Car Data, traffic monitoring
Event Title:ECTRI Young Researcher Seminar
Event Location:Den Haag (NL)
Event Type:Other
Event Start Date:11 May 2005
Event End Date:13 May 2005
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VR - Verkehrsforschung
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research
Deposited By: Dumong, Andrea
Deposited On:04 Jan 2006
Last Modified:24 Apr 2024 19:02

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