Advanced Technology for Road Transport: IVHS and ATT / Edition 1

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Overview

Better understand the application of telematics to road transport, including the latest ITS/ATT developments in the US, Europe, and Japan with this book. It concentrates on key developments in road transport technology, particularly on advances that will affect the way in which people travel over the next decade.
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An introduction to the application of telematics (the coupling of information technology and communications) to road transport. The term advanced transport telematics (ATT) refers to such application, while the term intelligent vehicle-highway systems (IVHS) embodies the objective of achieving an integrated road transport system. This volume describes some of the current ATT developments in Europe, America, and Japan, providing readers with an overview of current progress and a feel for the quickening pace emerging in ATT implementation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890066133
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to ATT, IVHS, and RTI 1
Ch. 2 System Architecture and Communications 17
Ch. 3 Traffic Control 49
Ch. 4 Cooperative Transport with EURO-SCOUT
Ch. 5 DRIVE and the ATT Program 79
Ch. 6 SOCRATES 99
Ch. 7 Automatic Toll Collection for Pricing the Use of Road Space - Using Microwave Communications Technology 119
Ch. 8 Major DRIVE/ATT Pilot Projects 145
Ch. 9 PROMETHEUS 159
Ch. 10 IVHS America: A Public-Private Partnership 223
Ch. 11 ADVANCE - The Illinois Dynamic Navigation and Route Guidance Demonstration Program 247
Ch. 12 The Michigan Initiative 271
Ch. 13 Overview of Japanese Development and Future Issues 289
Ch. 14 RACS and VICS 315
Ch. 15 Onboard Equipment 331
Glossary 351
About the Authors 357
Index 367
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