1991-10-01

Estimation and Measurement of Travel Time by Vehicle Detectors and License Plate Readers 912760

In 1990, The Japanese National Police Agency (NPA) planned a nationwide two-year research project including field experiments, “Travel Time Estimation and Prediction” aimed at realizing a reliable method of providing travel time information to drivers (1)*. The project was conducted by the Japan Traffic Management Technology Association and three system manufacturers (Sumitomo Electric, OMRON and Matsushita Communication) collaborated on research and experimental work. Several methods of estimating and predicting travel time were developed and evaluated in three major cities (Tokyo, Yokohama and Osaka). Four models, Sandglass, Delay Time, Auto Regressive and Neural Network Models were developed and evaluated using detector and license plate reader information, and field survey data in the three major cities. The first year evaluation results are described here.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X