Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Intelligent Transportation Systems

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200333

Systems in which synergistic communication and information technologies are combined with operations research methodologies such as simulation and optimization to improve transportation systems of all modes, from road and rail to air and water, including their interfaces. Problems addressed span the spectrum from system design to real-time control and management of operations, e.g., traffic management and mobility management, and encompass infrastructure, vehicles and users.

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