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Protecting Transportation Infrastructure
September/October 2007 (vol. 22 no. 5)
pp. 8-11
Daniel Zeng, University of Arizona
Sudarshan S. Chawathe, University of Maine
Hua Huang, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Fei-Yue Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Transportation infrastructures are a key component of a nation's critical infrastructures, covering physical assets such as airports, ports, and railway and mass transit networks as well as software systems such as traffic control systems. Because physical transportation networks attract large numbers of people, they're also high-value targets for terrorists intending to inflict heavy casualties. Protecting transportation infrastructure provides a potentially fruitful application domain for many subdisciplines of AI and closely related fields. The authors review research challenges in this domain.

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Index Terms:
AI, homeland security, security, transportation
Daniel Zeng, Sudarshan S. Chawathe, Hua Huang, Fei-Yue Wang, "Protecting Transportation Infrastructure," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 8-11, Sept.-Oct. 2007, doi:10.1109/MIS.2007.92
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