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Issue No.01 - Jan.-Mar. (2013 vol.12)
pp: 26-33
L. Ferrari , Univ. of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
M. Berlingerio , IBM Res., Dublin, Ireland
F. Calabrese , IBM Res., Dublin, Ireland
ABSTRACT
How accessible is public urban transportation for people with disabilities? What are the metrics for measuring such accessibility? Using pervasive mobility data, the authors evaluate the quality of service for travelers in need of accessible public transportation in London.
INDEX TERMS
transportation, handicapped aids, mobile computing, quality of service, public-transport accessibility, pervasive mobility data, public urban transportation, people with disabilities, London, Cities and towns, Transportation, Urban areas, Ubiquitous computing, Handicapped aids, Wheelchairs, Biomedical measurements, pervasive computing, human mobility analysis, transportation networks, accessibility
CITATION
L. Ferrari, M. Berlingerio, F. Calabrese, B. Curtis-Davidson, "Measuring Public-Transport Accessibility Using Pervasive Mobility Data", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.12, no. 1, pp. 26-33, Jan.-Mar. 2013, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2012.81
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