Investigation of GPS and GIS for traveler information

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Washington State Dept. of Transportation, Available through the National Technical Information Service , [Olympia, Wash, Springfield, VA
Global Positioning System., Geographic information systems., Highway communications., Traffic engineering -- Technological innovations., Traffic flow -- Washington (State) -- Measure
StatementDaniel J. Dailey and Po-Jung Lin ; [performing organization, Washington State Transportation Center]
ContributionsLin, Borong., Washington State Transportation Center., Washington State Transportation Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 55 p. :
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Open LibraryOL14700413M

Title: Investigation of GPS and GIS for Traveler Information Author: Daniel J. Dailey, Po-Jung Lin Subject: Advanced driver information systems, Client server computing, Data processing, Geographic information systems, Global Positioning System, Location, Maps, Passenger information systems, Probe vehicles, Real time control, Route guidance, Traffic congestion.

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