Smart Highways, Smart Cars / Edition 1

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"Interesting, innovative, and proposes an insightful approach towards the IVHS framework. This is a book every researher should go through for better ideas on communications, computers, or automotive technology". -- Telematics India
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For curious lay readers and others without a deep knowledge of computer technology, explains the concepts behind Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems, in which highways and vehicles communicate traffic and safety information to each other and the driver is advised what action to take. Traces how the field has grown since the 1980s when the communications channels became more common in the form of radios and cellular phones, and describes some of the experimental projects in the US and Europe. No word on how soon the system can tell you where to get a good slice of pizza at 3:00am. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890067659
  • Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/19/1995
  • Series: Artech House Mobile Communications Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Roots of the National IVHS Enterprise 15
Ch. 3 Overview of the National IVHS Enterprise 37
Ch. 4 Advanced Traveler Information Systems 63
Ch. 5 Advanced Public Transportation Systems 89
Ch. 6 Commercial Vehicle Operations 101
Ch. 7 Advanced Traffic Management Systems 115
Ch. 8 Advanced Vehicle Control Systems 135
Ch. 9 Advanced Rural Transportation Systems 151
Ch. 10 National IVHS Development 159
Ch. 11 Europe: Advanced Transport Telematics 175
Ch. 12 IVHS Activities in Japan 199
Glossary 213
About the Author 221
Index 223
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