Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation by Brian Smith, Donald Uzarski and S.C. Wong (Editors) Kelvin

By Brian Smith, Donald Uzarski and S.C. Wong (Editors) Kelvin Wang

Functions of complex expertise in Transportation comprises greater than one hundred thirty papers offered on the 9th overseas convention on functions of complicated know-how in Transportation, which came about August 13-16, 2006 in Chicago. The technical parts of the papers comprise Infrastructure administration and Transportation Operations, complicated Operational applied sciences, Transportation Modeling, and Transportation making plans. The lawsuits additionally handle technical development in transportation engineering in constructing parts of the area because of industrialization, modernization, and globalization.

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The pressure measurements (in millivolts) are collected with a dynamic soil pressure cell sensor, which is set on top of subgrade. One of the reasons for choosing the measurement is that the sensor is still fully functional after four years of operation while many other sensors installed in the pavement have failed. Although the data collected by sensors are automatic and frequent, the nature of pavement facility makes the replacement of failed sensors very difficult. The data are presented in Figure 1.

For comparison, the results obtained through OLS and RE approaches are also presented. It is shown by the istatistics that among the three approaches, all of the parameters are significant at a 95% confidence level. Table 1 also presents the log-likelihood values at convergence for the three alternatives, which can be used to perform hypothesis test based on likelihood ratio. The statistic is — 2(ln LB — In Lv ) , where In LR and In Ly are log-likelihood values for restricted and unrestricted models.

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