Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania

Angela Aida K. Runyoro, Irina Zlotnikova, Jesuk Ko

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Abstract

Traffic congestion problem has been noticed to have a serious impact on the economy of the country in terms of time wastage, energy consumption costs, human loss and environmental effects. Different strategies have been used so far all over the world as shown in the literature review. Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) is a multi-technology approach that can help to handle the issues and create a complete congestion reduction framework. This paper presents a case study for implementing automated road management system using networks in Tanzania, where three cities highly affected by traffic congestion have been studied. Study results show that these cities have not yet implemented new technologies in road traffic management; instead the traffic is controlled using traffic police officers and traffic lights only. The traffic lights use an old technology that cannot manage traffic in relation to the real-time situations. This study proposes components for a framework which will assist automation in road traffic management. From the review of various existing ITS of which Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) and Advanced Travel Information System (ATIS) are subsystems, we have identified the possibility to integrate the two subsystems within the framework.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems
Pages267-272
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2013
Event2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, ICCAS 2013 - Gwangju, Korea, Republic of
Duration: Oct 20 2013Oct 23 2013

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Other2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, ICCAS 2013
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityGwangju
Period10/20/1310/23/13

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Telecommunication traffic
Traffic congestion
Advanced traffic management systems
Law enforcement
Environmental impact
Information systems
Energy utilization
Automation
Costs

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Runyoro, A. A. K., Zlotnikova, I., & Ko, J. (2013). Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania. In ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (pp. 267-272). [6703906] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCAS.2013.6703906
Runyoro, Angela Aida K. ; Zlotnikova, Irina ; Ko, Jesuk. / Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania. ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. 2013. pp. 267-272
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Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania. / Runyoro, Angela Aida K.; Zlotnikova, Irina; Ko, Jesuk.

ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. 2013. p. 267-272 6703906.

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Runyoro AAK, Zlotnikova I, Ko J. Towards automated road information framework - A case study of Tanzania. In ICCAS 2013 - 2013 13th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems. 2013. p. 267-272. 6703906 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCAS.2013.6703906