publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

Parking Sensing and Information System: Sensors, Deployment, and Evaluation

Chen, Xiao; Zhen; Qian; Rajagopal, Ram; Stiers, Todd; Flores, Christopher; Kavaler, Robert; Williams III, Floyd;
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  • Published: 07 Dec 2017 Journal: Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, volume 2,559, pages 81-89 (issn: 0361-1981, eissn: 2169-4052, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
This paper describes a smart parking sensing and information system which disseminates the parking availability information for public users in a cost-effective and efficient manner. The hardware framework of the system is built on advanced wireless sensor networks and cloud service over the internet, and the system is highly scalable. The parking information provided to the users is set in the form of occupancy rates and expected cruising time. Both are obtained from the authors' analytical algorithm processing both historical and real-time data, and are thereafter visualized in a color theme. The entire parking system is deployed and extensively evaluated at S...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computer network, business.industry, business, The Internet, Engineering, Cloud computing, Transport engineering, Smart parking, Scalability, Software deployment, Wireless sensor network, Information system, Computer Science - Computers and Society
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

Parking Sensing and Information System: Sensors, Deployment, and Evaluation

Chen, Xiao; Zhen; Qian; Rajagopal, Ram; Stiers, Todd; Flores, Christopher; Kavaler, Robert; Williams III, Floyd;