Wireless magnetic sensor network for road traffic monitoring and vehicle classification
AffiliationUniversity of Bedfordshire
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
University of Oxford
speed and length estimation
H230 Transport Engineering
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AbstractEfficiency of transportation of people and goods is playing a vital role in economic growth. A key component for enabling effective planning of transportation networks is the deployment and operation of autonomous monitoring and traffic analysis tools. For that reason, such systems have been developed to register and classify road traffic usage. In this paper, we propose a novel system for road traffic monitoring and classification based on highly energy efficient wireless magnetic sensor networks. We develop novel algorithms for vehicle speed and length estimation and vehicle classification that use multiple magnetic sensors. We also demonstrate that, using such a low-cost system with simplified installation and maintenance compared to current solutions, it is possible to achieve highly accurate estimation and a high rate of positive vehicle classification.
CitationVelisavljevic V, Cano E, Dyo V, Allen B (2016) 'Wireless magnetic sensor network for road traffic monitoring and vehicle classification', Transport and Telecommunication Journal, 17 (4), pp.274-288.
PublisherDe Gruyter Open
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