Transportation Systems and Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Editor: Information Resources Management Association
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $2295.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $3442.50
ISBN: 978-1-46-668473-7
Category: Technology & Engineering - Engineering
Image Count: 596
Book Status: Available
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From driverless cars to vehicular networks, recent technological advances are being employed to increase road safety and improve driver satisfaction. As with any newly developed technology, researchers must take care to address all concerns, limitations, and dangers before widespread public adoption. Transportation Systems and Engineering: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications addresses current trends in transportation technologies, such as smart cars, green technologies, and infrastructure development. This multivolume book is a critical reference source for engineers, computer scientists, transportation authorities, students, and practitioners in the field of transportation systems management.

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
  • Preface
  • Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
  • Chapter 1: Transportation Risk Analysis
  • Chapter 2: Petroleum Industry Environmental Performance and Risk
  • Chapter 3: Risk Due to Wellbore Instability
  • Chapter 4: Risk Reduction in Natural Disaster Management through Information Systems
  • Chapter 5: Knowledge Management in Support of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Chapter 6: Oil and Gas Storage Tank Risk Analysis
  • Chapter 7: Employing Traffic Lights as Road Side Units for Road Safety Information Broadcast
  • Chapter 8: Risk Requirement for Multi-Hybrid Renewable Energy for Marine System
  • Chapter 9: The Impact of Traffic Information Acquisition on the Traffic Conditions of the Athens Greater Area
  • Chapter 10: Intrusion Detection in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks on Lower Layers
  • Chapter 11: Pareto Evolutionary Optimization of Joint Network Design and Pricing Strategies Related to Emissions in Urban Networks
  • Chapter 12: Project Risk Management
  • Chapter 13: Privacy Protection in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Chapter 14: Passenger Train Delay Classification
  • Chapter 15: Managing Information for a Risk Based Approach to Stakeholder Management
  • Chapter 16: Simulation-Based Scheduling of Waterway Projects Using a Parallel Genetic Algorithm
  • Section 2: Frameworks and Methodologies
  • Chapter 17: Methodology for Risk Assessment and Costs Associated with Risk Occurrence in E-Government Projects
  • Chapter 18: A Link-Node Nonlinear Complementarity Model for a Multiclass Simultaneous Transportation Dynamic User Equilibria
  • Chapter 19: Proactive Security Protection of Critical Infrastructure
  • Chapter 20: A Real Time Topological Map Matching Methodology for GPS/GIS-Based Travel Behavior Studies
  • Chapter 21: STAR-TRANS Modeling Language
  • Chapter 22: Proposed Isomorphic Graph Model for Risk Assessment on a Unix Operating System
  • Chapter 23: The Role of a Sustainability Informatics Framework in Transportation Systems
  • Chapter 24: Meta-Modeling Based Secure Software Development Processes
  • Chapter 25: Maturity and Process Capability Models and Their Use in Measuring Resilience in Critical Infrastructure Protection Sectors
  • Chapter 26: ONTO-KMS-TEC
  • Chapter 27: Dynamic FCFS ACM Model for Risk Assessment on Real Time Unix File System
  • Chapter 28: Critical Risk Path Method
  • Chapter 29: An Effective Methodology for Road Accident Data Collection in Developing Countries
  • Chapter 30: The Challenges of Obtaining Credible Data for Transportation Security Modeling
  • Chapter 31: Analysis of Risk and Reliability in Project Delivery Methods
  • Chapter 32: Rural Intelligent Public Transportation System Design
  • Chapter 33: GeneticTKM
  • Chapter 34: Agent-Based Modeling for Carpooling
  • Chapter 35: On-Board Unit Hardware and Software Design for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Section 3: Tools and Technologies
  • Chapter 36: Enhancing DotProject to Support Risk Management Aligned with PMBOK in the Context of SMEs
  • Chapter 37: A Pattern-Based and Tool-Supported Risk Analysis Method Compliant to ISO 27001 for Cloud Systems
  • Chapter 38: Risk Evaluation in the Insurance Company Using REFII Model
  • Chapter 39: Seamless Communication to Mobile Devices in Vehicular Wireless Networks
  • Chapter 40: Threatening the Cloud
  • Chapter 41: Communication Networks to Connect Moving Vehicles to Transportation Systems to Infrastructure
  • Chapter 42: RETRA
  • Chapter 43: Financial Software as a Service
  • Chapter 44: QoS-Aware Chain-Based Data Aggregation in Cooperating Vehicular Communication Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Chapter 45: Cloud Computing for Global Software Development
  • Chapter 46: An 802.11p Compliant System Prototype Supporting Road Safety and Traffic Management Applications
  • Chapter 47: Holistic and Law Compatible IT Security Evaluation
  • Chapter 48: Multi-System Integration Scheme for Intelligence Transportation System Applications
  • Section 4: Cases and Applications
  • Chapter 49: A Case Study for Business Integration as a Service
  • Chapter 50: Decision Support Model for Fire Insurance Risk Analysis in a Petrochemical Case Study
  • Chapter 51: Risk Analysis of Completion and Production Systems
  • Chapter 52: Teaching Case for Addressing Risks with Strategies in an International Airport Project
  • Chapter 53: A Survey of Visual Traffic Surveillance Using Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Mining
  • Chapter 54: A Sensitivity Analysis of Critical Genetic Algorithm Parameters
  • Chapter 55: Traffic Safety Implications of Travel Demand Management Policies
  • Chapter 56: Analysis of Passengers’ Perception of Public Transport Quality and Performance
  • Chapter 57: Risk Analysis in the Process of Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Chapter 58: Assessing Human Reliability Behaviour from Use of Technology for Ships Navigating within Coastal Water
  • Chapter 59: Using AIS Data for Navigational Risk Assessment in Restricted Waters
  • Chapter 60: Analysis of Pedestrian Road Crossing Behaviour in Urban Areas
  • Chapter 61: Applying the Safety and Environmental Risk and Reliability Model (SERM) for Malaysian Langat River Collision Aversion
  • Section 5: Issues and Challenges
  • Chapter 62: General Approach to Risk Analysis
  • Chapter 63: Genre-Based Approach to Assessing Information and Knowledge Security Risks
  • Chapter 64: A Software Tool to support Risks Analysis about what Should or Should Not go to the Cloud
  • Chapter 65: The Integrative Time-Dependent Modeling of the Reliability and Failure of the Causes of Drivers’ Error Leading to Road Accidents
  • Chapter 66: Lost Circulation
  • Chapter 67: Large-Scale Agent-Based Models for Transportation Network Management under Unplanned Events
  • Chapter 68: Using Indicators to Monitor Security Risk in Systems of Systems
  • Chapter 69: A Survey of Wireless Backhauling Solutions for ITS
  • Chapter 70: Landslides
  • Chapter 71: WLAN Systems for Communication in Transportation Systems
  • Chapter 72: Managing Risk in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Supply Chains’ Using Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Approach
  • Chapter 73: Workover Impact on Accidental Risk
  • Section 6: Emerging Trends
  • Chapter 74: Evolution of Security Engineering Artifacts
  • Chapter 75: Adding Electric Vehicle Modeling Capability to an Agent-Based Transport Simulation
  • Chapter 76: A Threat Table Based Assessment of Information Security in Telemedicine
  • Chapter 77: A New Method for Writing Assurance Cases
  • Chapter 78: TraffCon
  • Chapter 79: A Novel Distributed QoS Control Scheme for Multi-Homed Vehicular Networks
  • Chapter 80: A New Design of Intelligent Traffic Signal Control