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UC Berkeley Room 502
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

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March 2018

Managing Transportation in a New Era of Innovation

March 2 @ 4:00 pm
Davis Hall, UC Berkeley Room 502
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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A combination of forces is affecting the development and delivery of infrastructure and transportation services and presenting the industry with new challenges. Forces such as politics, budgetary constraints, organizational and workforce issues, and technology continue to change and require innovative approaches and solutions. With a new and different level of engagement by the private sector in traditional transportation matters, the pace of change is accelerating. What do these changes mean for traditional organizations and programs? What do they need to…

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Towards Vision Zero: Intelligent Intersection Infrastructure to enhance safe operations of (self-driving) cars

March 23 @ 4:00 pm
Davis Hall, UC Berkeley Room 502
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Vision Zero plans concentrate on intersections that present a demanding environment. Challenges arise from complex vehicle trajectories; absence of lane markings to guide vehicles; split phases that prevent determining who has the right of way; conflicting vehicle approaches with no line of sight; illegal movements; simultaneous interactions among pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles. Unfortunately, many of the safety-improving tools that are available for practitioners are inadequate to address such challenges, and cannot support a roadway system with zero fatalities. Infrastructure-to-vehicle (I2V)…

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April 2018

Understanding, Utilizing, and Predicting Human Mobility Data

April 13 @ 4:00 pm
Davis Hall, UC Berkeley Room 502
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Large scale human mobility data can be collected from mobile phones, car navigation systems, location-based applications, social media, Wi-Fi, and traffic cameras. Turning such raw data into knowledge can provide insights in social science, urban problems, and prevention health, and can also benefit applications in transportation, advertisement targeting, and urban planning. In this talk, I would like to share our recent research work in using innovative data mining techniques on human mobility data. First, I would like to present our…

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