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Hong Kong, China
Mar. 29, 2005 to Apr. 1, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2274-2
pp: 666-673
Georgiana L. Hamza-Lup , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Kien A. Hua , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Rui Peng , University of Central Florida, Orlando
ABSTRACT
As part of intelligent transportation systems, Internet-connected sensors and cameras have become ubiquitous along roads and highways, enabling many novel e-transportation applications. In this paper, we leverage this emerging technology to improve and support homeland security. In particular, we propose two evacuation algorithms, All-Links and Fastest-Links, and perform simulation studies to compare their effectiveness and efficiency in handling single and multiple incidents scenarios. These algorithms are part of a Smart Traffic Evacuation Management System (STEMS) being developed to provide rapid and efficient response to human-caused threats and disasters, by creating dynamic evacuation plans based on real-time traffic information obtained from sensor data available through the Internet.
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CITATION
Georgiana L. Hamza-Lup, Kien A. Hua, Rui Peng, "Applying e-Transportation to Traffic Evacuation Management under Human-Caused Threats", EEE, 2005, e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on, e-Technology, e-Commerce, and e-Services, IEEE International Conference on 2005, pp. 666-673, doi:10.1109/EEE.2005.34
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