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Intelligent & automated transport system technology

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Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Author: Ram Shringar Rao Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/07/2020

Vehicular traffic congestion and accidents remain universal issues in today's world. Due to the continued growth in the use of vehicles, optimizing traffic management operations is an immense challenge. To reduce the number of traffic accidents, improve the performance of transportation systems, enhance road safety, and protect the environment, vehicular ad-hoc networks have been introduced. Current developments in wireless communication, computing paradigms, big data, and cloud computing enable the enhancement of these networks, equipped with wireless communication capabilities and high-performance processing tools. Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on cloud and data analytic applications in intelligent transportation systems. While highlighting topics such as location routing, accident detection, and data warehousing, this publication addresses future challenges in vehicular ad-hoc networks and presents viable solutions. This book is ideally designed for researchers, computer scientists, engineers, automobile industry professionals, IT practitioners, academicians, and students seeking current research on cloud computing models in vehicular networks.

Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks

Author: Ram Shringar Rao Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

Vehicular traffic congestion and accidents remain universal issues in today's world. Due to the continued growth in the use of vehicles, optimizing traffic management operations is an immense challenge. To reduce the number of traffic accidents, improve the performance of transportation systems, enhance road safety, and protect the environment, vehicular ad-hoc networks have been introduced. Current developments in wireless communication, computing paradigms, big data, and cloud computing enable the enhancement of these networks, equipped with wireless communication capabilities and high-performance processing tools. Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on cloud and data analytic applications in intelligent transportation systems. While highlighting topics such as location routing, accident detection, and data warehousing, this publication addresses future challenges in vehicular ad-hoc networks and presents viable solutions. This book is ideally designed for researchers, computer scientists, engineers, automobile industry professionals, IT practitioners, academicians, and students seeking current research on cloud computing models in vehicular networks.

Intelligent Transport Systems

Intelligent Transport Systems

Author: Pradip Kumar Sarkar, Amit Kumar Jain Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2020

Over the time, Intelligent Transport System (ITS) has become important for any country not only for traffic congestion management, but also for modern infrastructure and safety. Since there is a dearth of literature on this subject, this book attempts to fill the gap and provides a holistic work on ITS encompassing theory, examples and case studies on various facets in both road and railway sectors. The basic principles of various technologies used for ITS have been explained in such a manner that students from non-technical background can also comprehend them with ease. It also discusses the emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, cooperative vehicle highway system, automated highway systems, 5G mobile technology, etc. Considering the need of huge funds required for ITS implementation, the text provides various funding options available. Conclusively, it is a unique book that contains all aspects of ITS which a student of engineering is expected to know. The book is intended as a text for postgraduate students of transportation engineering and as a reference book for professionals such as transport planners, town planners, traffic engineers, transit operators and consultants. Key Features ITS architecture with a number of case studies based on real-life situation Concept of smart city, importance of advanced transport system, and applications of ITS technologies in smart cities ITS in Rail sector-intelligent trains, train control systems and intelligent train maintenance practices Chapter-end questions for practice and bibliography

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs

Author: Yasmina (Universite d'Evry, France) Bestaoui Sebbane Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Intelligent Autonomy of UAVs: Advanced Missions and Future Use provides an approach to the formulation of the fundamental task typical to any mission and provides guidelines of how this task can be solved by different generic robotic problems. As such, this book aims to provide a systems engineering approach to UAV projects, discovering the real problems that need to be resolved independently of the application. After an introduction to the rapidly evolving field of aerial robotics, the book presents topics such as autonomy, mission analysis, human-UAV teams, homogeneous and heterogeneous UAV teams, and finally, UAV-UGV teams. It then covers generic robotic problems such as orienteering and coverage. The book next introduces deployment, patrolling, and foraging, while the last part of the book tackles an important application: aerial search, tracking, and surveillance. This book is meant for both scientists and practitioners. For practitioners, it presents existing solutions that are categorized according to various missions: surveillance and reconnaissance, 3D mapping, urban monitoring, precision agriculture, forestry, disaster assessment and monitoring, security, industrial plant inspection, etc. For scientists, it provides an overview of generic robotic problems such as coverage and orienteering; deployment, patrolling and foraging; search, tracking, and surveillance. The design and analysis of algorithms raise a unique combination of questions from many fields, including robotics, operational research, control theory, and computer science.

Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications

Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications

Author: Fei (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA) Hu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

This book focuses on the most critical technical aspects of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications. It covers the smart city concept and architecture and explains how V2V and V2I fit into it. It describes the wireless communication protocols for V2V and V2I. It then explains the hardware design process for vehicle communication transceiver and antenna systems. It explains next-generation wireless technologies and their requirements for vehicle communication protocols. Case studies provide the latest V2V and V2I commercial design details. Finally, it describes how to implement vehicle communication protocol from practical hardware design angle.

Understanding Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

Understanding Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

The widespread adoption of smartphones, ridesharing and carsharing have disrupted the transport sector. In cities around the world, new mobility services are both welcomed and challenged by regulators and incumbent operators. Mobility as a Service (MaaS), an ecosystem designed to deliver collaborative and connected mobility services in a society increasingly embracing a sharing culture, is at the center of this disruption. Understanding Mobility as a Service (MaaS): Past, Present and Future examines such topics as: How likely MaaS will be implemented in one digital platform app Whether MaaS will look the same in all countries The role multi-modal contract brokers play Mobility regulations and pricing models MaaS trials, their impacts and consequences Written by the leading thinkers in the field for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers, Understanding Mobility as a Service (MaaS): Past, Present and Future serves as a single source on all the current and evolving developments, debates, and challenges.

Computing And Optimization For Dc Power Systems Of Electric Transport

Computing And Optimization For Dc Power Systems Of Electric Transport

In the modern world, further development of society is impossible without environmentally friendly modes of transport and their effective interaction within the framework of Smart Energy and ECO-driving concepts. Written at a time of rapid development of information technologies in various fields, this book serves as a kind of bridge for the introduction of artificial intelligence into the electric transport power supply systems.The calculation models and methods proposed make it possible to choose the most efficient modern equipment for electric power supply of electric vehicles, which, as a result, saves investment costs and reduces time to make decisions for designing complex objects. Insight is also given into building and adjusting Smart Energy class equipment to achieve optimal and economical modes.

The Future of Intelligent Transport Systems

The Future of Intelligent Transport Systems

The Future of Intelligent Transport Systems considers ITS from three perspectives: users, business models and regulation/policy. Topics cover in-vehicle applications, such as autonomous driving, vehicle-to-vehicle/vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, and related applications, such as personalized mobility. The book also examines ITS technology enablers, such as sensing technologies, wireless communication, computational technology, user behavior as part of the transportation chain, financial models that influence ITS, regulations, policies and standards affecting ITS, and the future of ITS applications. Users will find a holistic approach to the most recent technological advances and the future spectrum of mobility.

ICTE in Transportation and Logistics 2019

ICTE in Transportation and Logistics 2019

Author: Egils Ginters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

This proceedings volume explores the latest advances in transport and logistics, while also discussing the applications of modern information technologies, telecommunications, electronics, and prospective research methods and analyzing their impacts on society and the environment, which in turn determine the future development of these technologies. The book is intended for a broad readership, including transport and logistics business planners and technical experts, leveraging industry knowledge and facilitating technology adoption in promising business regions and transit corridors such as Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and others. The authors, who include policy planners and crafters as well as education and training professionals, address various types of intermodal transport such as rail, road, maritime, air, etc.

Introduction to Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

Introduction to Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

Author: Hanky (SGEC, Munich, Germany) Sjafrie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

This book aims to teach the core concepts that make Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) possible. It is aimed at people who want to get their teeth into self-driving vehicle technology, by providing genuine technical insights where other books just skim the surface. The book tackles everything from sensors and perception to functional safety and cybersecurity. It also passes on some practical know-how and discusses concrete SDV applications, along with a discussion of where this technology is heading. It will serve as a good starting point for software developers or professional engineers who are eager to pursue a career in this exciting field and want to learn more about the basics of SDV algorithms. Likewise, academic researchers, technology enthusiasts, and journalists will also find the book useful. Key Features: Offers a comprehensive technological walk-through of what really matters in SDV development: from hardware, software, to functional safety and cybersecurity Written by an active practitioner with extensive experience in series development and research in the fields of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving Covers theoretical fundamentals of state-of-the-art SLAM, multi-sensor data fusion, and other SDV algorithms. Includes practical information and hands-on material with Robot Operating System (ROS) and Open Source Car Control (OSCC). Provides an overview of the strategies, trends, and applications which companies are pursuing in this field at present as well as other technical insights from the industry.

Introduction to Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

Introduction to Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

Author: Hanky (SGEC, Munich, Germany) Sjafrie Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

This book aims to teach the core concepts that make Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) possible. It is aimed at people who want to get their teeth into self-driving vehicle technology, by providing genuine technical insights where other books just skim the surface. The book tackles everything from sensors and perception to functional safety and cybersecurity. It also passes on some practical know-how and discusses concrete SDV applications, along with a discussion of where this technology is heading. It will serve as a good starting point for software developers or professional engineers who are eager to pursue a career in this exciting field and want to learn more about the basics of SDV algorithms. Likewise, academic researchers, technology enthusiasts, and journalists will also find the book useful. Key Features: Offers a comprehensive technological walk-through of what really matters in SDV development: from hardware, software, to functional safety and cybersecurity Written by an active practitioner with extensive experience in series development and research in the fields of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving Covers theoretical fundamentals of state-of-the-art SLAM, multi-sensor data fusion, and other SDV algorithms. Includes practical information and hands-on material with Robot Operating System (ROS) and Open Source Car Control (OSCC). Provides an overview of the strategies, trends, and applications which companies are pursuing in this field at present as well as other technical insights from the industry.

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

Author: Meng (Strategic Innovation Manager, Dynniq, Netherlands) Lu Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/12/2019

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) have been a domain of substantial development for more than thirty years, enhancing safety, (energy and fuel) efficiency, comfort, and economic growth. Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS), also referred to as Connected Vehicles, are a prelude to, and pave the way towards road transport automation. Vehicle connectivity and information exchange will be an important asset for future highly-automated driving. The book provides a comprehensive insight in the state of the art of C-ITS and automated driving, especially addresses the important role of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) infrastructure, and presents the main achievements (both theory and practice), as well as the challenges in the domain in Europe, the US and Asia/Pacific.