1st Edition

Information Technology Applications in Transport

ISBN 9789067640664
Published November 30, 1987 by CRC Press
386 Pages

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Book Description

This text looks at a number of issues from the initial collection of data, through its planning and control, use of in marketing and demand management in the aspects of the application of Information Techology to the transport industry. It is aimed at students of transport systems who are seeking information on techniques used within the industry and the specialist practitioner seeking a description of related fields with a view to the development of linked transport systems or seeking inspiration from the methods adapted by specialists in other areas.

Table of Contents

Editorial, Vehicle detection and classification, Automatic vehicle identification, Image processing for traffic monitoring, Electronic ticketing systems, Integrated traffic monitorimng and control, Computer systems for planning, monitoring and control of rail operations, Air traffic Control systems, Software for road freight routing and scheduling, Software for bus operations planning, Interactive graphics for routing and schedluing, Communications technology in the travel industry, Information for public transport users, Route guidance and in-vehicle information systems, The role of expert systems in transport.

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Peter W. Bonsall Lecturer in Transport Planning, University of Leeds. Michael Bell, Lecturer in Transport Operations, University of Newcastle, UK.