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    Visualizing Public Transport Quality of Service

    Winstanley, Adam C. and Shalaik, Bashir and Zheng, Jianghua and Burke, Rebekah (2009) Visualizing Public Transport Quality of Service. In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 17th Annual Conference GISRUK 2009. Durham University, pp. 221-227. ISBN 9780900974588

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    The recent advances of geo-positioning hardware, computer software and mobile communications have combined to offer new opportunities for improved public transport services. Today many transportation companies are using the Global Positioning System (GPS) and wireless communication systems (e.g. radio data systems or GSM/GPRS) for communicating their vehicle location information and other details to a central server (Predic et al 2007) (Kane, Verma and Jain 2008). By tracking their bus fleet in real-time, operators can monitor schedule adherence and service efficiency, give better operational support and provide users with real-time service information. There are several bespoke systems commercially available to do this.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: vehicle tracking; GPS; GPRS; transport; QoS;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 10407
    Depositing User: Dr. Adam Winstanley
    Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2019 16:30
    Publisher: Durham University
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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