Journal of Computer and Communications

Volume 4, Issue 10 (August 2016)

ISSN Print: 2327-5219   ISSN Online: 2327-5227

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Improving Vehicular Mobility in Urban Traffic Using Ubiquitous Computing

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DOI: 10.4236/jcc.2016.410006    1,650 Downloads   2,157 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

The paper introduces a novel paradigm to use ubiquitous computing in urban traffic control as a methodology to include the benefits of considering physical elements implicated in the environment. This promising idea arises from previous results in the literature, where ubiquitous computing achieves significant and promising results in diverse scenarios. Some works in the state-of- the-art clearly state that traditional traffic light signals are not capable of offering higher service levels when they should control the vehicular mobility because of different constraints. In this sense, the paper proposes an adaptation of the main ideas of ubiquitous computing as a metaphor to facilitate the interaction between users and traffic infrastructures in order to improve the users’ experience on the road.

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Castán, J. , Martínez, S. , Menchaca, J. , Berrones, M. , Cobos, J. and Rocha, E. (2016) Improving Vehicular Mobility in Urban Traffic Using Ubiquitous Computing. Journal of Computer and Communications, 4, 57-62. doi: 10.4236/jcc.2016.410006.

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