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Understanding the characteristics of vessel traffic flow is crucial in maintaining navigation safety, efficiency, and overall waterway transportation management. Factors influencing vessel traffic flow possess diverse features such as hierarchy, uncertainty, nonlinearity, complexity, and interdependency. To reveal the impact mechanism of the factors(More)
This report introduces the development process of an Internet-based, GIS-compatible software tool for Illinois local road crash analysis. This state-of-the-art tool is capable of performing crash information query, trend analysis, statistical analysis, color-coded mapping, and other safety information display within the web-based GIS compatible environment.(More)
This paper introduces binary recursive partitioning (BRP) as a method for estimating bridge deck deterioration and treats it as a classification and decision problem. The proposed BRP method is applied to the Indiana bridge inventory database containing 25 years of detailed information on approximately 5,500 bridges on state-maintained highways.(More)
1 INTRODUCTION Transportation facilities constitute one of the most valuable public assets and accounts for a major share of public sector investment worldwide. These investments serve to build, operate and preserve infrastructure that supports movement of people and goods by various modes. Efficient, economical and safe transportation is critical to a(More)
Trade-off analysis, one of the key elements of transportation asset management (TAM), helps decision makers to not only quantify how different resource allocations affect system performance but also investigate the trade-off relationships between cost and performance measures and between different performance measures. In the fast-growing field of TAM,(More)