Analysis of GPS Based Vehicle Trajectory Data for Road Traffic Congestion Learning

  • Swathi LankaEmail author
  • Sanjay Kumar Jena
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 28)


Successful developments of effective real-time traffic management and information systems demand high quality real time traffic information. In the era of intelligent transportation convergence, traffic monitoring requires traffic sensory technologies. We tabulate various realistic traffic sensors which aim to address the technicalities of both point and mobile sensors and also increase the scope to prefer an optimal sensor for real time traffic data collection. The present analysis extracted data from Mobile Century experiment. The data obtained in the experiment was pre-processed successfully by applying data mining pre-processing techniques such as data transformation, normalization and integration. Finally as a result of the availability of pre-processed Global Position System (GPS) sensors trace data a road map has been generated.


Traffic sensor Traffic flow GPS probe Data fusion Floating car Fleet management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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