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Applying Ambient Intelligence to Improve Public Road Transport

  • Gabino Padrón
  • Carmelo R. García
  • Alexis Quesada-Arencibia
  • Francisco Alayón
  • Ricardo Pérez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8276)

Abstract

This paper described the smart system that is executed on board the vehicles of the fleet of a public transport company whose mission is to help the regulating authorities to control, verify and enhance the public transport service. This system is autonomous and does not interfere in the operations carried out by the vehicle; it provides useful data obtained transparently from drivers and passengers, using different sensors installed in the vehicle. The system has been used in several vehicles of the public transport fleet’s in real operational conditions and some of the results obtained are presented here.

Keywords

ambient intelligence ubiquitous computing ubiquitous data management intelligent transport systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabino Padrón
    • 1
  • Carmelo R. García
    • 1
  • Alexis Quesada-Arencibia
    • 1
  • Francisco Alayón
    • 1
  • Ricardo Pérez
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Cybernetic Science and TechnologyUniversity of Las Palmas de Gran CanariaSpain

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