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Visualization in Transportation: Challenges and Opportunities for Everyone
July/August 2010 (vol. 30 no. 4)
pp. 90-96
Michael L. Pack, University of Maryland, College Park
Transportation is the backbone of civilization and the reason for our economic prosperity for the past 50-plus years. There's serious money in our transportation infrastructure, research, policy, data collection, and, yes, software and other IT systems. This article gives a high-level introduction to visualization research in the transportation community, discusses research opportunities, and encourages the computer graphics community to get involved. It briefly covers transportation data visualization, wide-area real-time simulation, massively multiplayer online games, public involvement, and even virtual design and construction.

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Index Terms:
transportation visualization, serious games, data visualization, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
Citation:
Michael L. Pack, "Visualization in Transportation: Challenges and Opportunities for Everyone," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 90-96, July-Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCG.2010.79
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