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Title:Incident Detection Algorithm Evaluation
Authors:Peter Martin, Joseph Perrin, Blake Hansen, Ryan Krump, and Dan Moore
University:University of Utah
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Report #:MPC-01-122
Project #:MPC-185
TRID #:00811889
Keywords:advanced traffic management systems, algorithms, cellular telephones, evaluation, image processing, incident detection, location, neural networks, video imaging detectors
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications


This research examines a range of incident detection technologies to determine a recommended combination of approaches for use in the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS). The technologies that were examined are computer-based Automatic Incident Detection (AID), Video Image Processing (VIP), and detection by cellular telephone call-ins.

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