Clean Mobility and Intelligent Transport Systems
This book provides an overview of current topics in intelligent and green transportation on land, sea and in flight, with contributions from an international team of leading experts. A wide range of chapters discuss: the importance of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); ICT for intelligent public transport systems; ITS and freight transport; energy-efficient and real-time database management techniques for wireless sensor networks; proactive safety - cooperative collision warning for vehicles; electronic toll collection systems; business models and solutions for user-centered intelligent transport systems; digital infrastructures for increased safety, efficiency and environmental sustainability in shipping logistics; integrated visual information for maritime surveillance; automatic identification system (AIS) AIS signal radiolocation, tracking and verification; the impact of satellite AIS to the environmental challenges of modern shipping; how green is e-Navigation?; optimal ship operation: monitoring technology of ship overall heat balance; regulation of ship-source pollution through international convention regimes; foresight application for the transport sector; and trends in aeronautical air ground communications.
This book is essential reading for researchers, developers and students of ITS and clean and smart mobility.
About the Editors
Michele Fiorini is Chairman of the IET Italy Network, member of the e-Navigation technical working group of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities, and Project Engineering Manager for the 'Automatic National System of Radar Control for Maritime Areas of Poland' project realized by Selex ES. He served as Expert Evaluator for the Baltic Sea research programme BONUS (science for a better future of the Baltic Sea region), and was Session Chairman for Clean Mobility and Intelligent Transport Systems at the 2013 Euro-Asia Economic Forum (EAEF-2013), Xi'an, China.
Jia-Chin Lin is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Communication Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan. He has served as an (associate) editor on several IEEE and IET journals: IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, IET Intelligent Transport Systems.
Michele Fiorini, Jia-Chin Lin