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Utility of Information from Road Weather Stations in Intelligent Transport Systems Application

  • Artur RygułaEmail author
  • Krzysztof Brzozowski
  • Aleksander Konior
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 531)

Abstract

In the article there were presented the results of information quality analysis for data recorded by the road weather stations in the aspect of the necessity to ensure road safety. The analysis was performed for the time horizon of several weeks including the period of time, during which there were both favorable and adverse weather conditions. The set of data about current road condition and the information about the particular meteorological parameters were collected for single road location with the redundancy of sensors in cross-section of the road.

Keywords

Road weather station ITS control systems Road traffic safety Traffic user information 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Artur Ryguła
    • 1
    Email author
  • Krzysztof Brzozowski
    • 1
  • Aleksander Konior
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Bielsko-BialaBielsko-BiałaPoland
  2. 2.APM PROBielsko-BiałaPoland

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