Clean Mobility and Intelligent Transport Systems

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Editors: Michele Fiorini; Jia-Chin Lin 1
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Publication Year: 2015

This book provides an overview of current topics in intelligent and green transportation on land, sea and in flight, with contributions from an international team of leading experts. A wide range of chapters discuss: the importance of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); ICT for intelligent public transport systems; ITS and freight transport; energy-efficient and real-time database management techniques for wireless sensor networks; proactive safety - cooperative collision warning for vehicles; electronic toll collection systems; business models and solutions for user-centered intelligent transport systems; digital infrastructures for increased safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability in shipping logistics; integrated visual information for maritime surveillance; automatic identification system (AIS) AIS signal radiolocation, tracking and verification; the impact of satellite AIS to the environmental challenges of modern shipping; how green is e-Navigation?; optimal ship operation: monitoring technology of ship overall heat balance; regulation of ship-source pollution through international convention regimes; foresight application for the transport sector; and trends in aeronautical air ground communications. This book is essential reading for researchers, developers and students of ITS and clean and smart mobility.

Inspec keywords: mobile radio; computerised navigation; wireless sensor networks; monitoring; intelligent transportation systems; road pricing (tolls); freight handling; radio direction-finding; ships; database management systems

Other keywords: aeronautical air ground communications; database management techniques; integrated visual information; optimal ship operation; environmental sustainability; ship-source pollution; green transportation; AIS signal radiolocation; automatic identification system; ship overall heat balance; digital infrastructures; business models; clean mobility; electronic toll collection systems; monitoring technology; user-centered intelligent transport systems; proactive safety-cooperative collision warning; wireless sensor networks; maritime surveillance

Subjects: Wireless sensor networks; Road-traffic system control; General electrical engineering topics; Radionavigation and direction finding; Mobile radio systems; General and management topics; Control engineering computing

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