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Performance Improvement of Traffic Flow Prediction Model using Combination of Support Vector Machine and Rough Set

by Minal Deshpande, Preeti Bajaj
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 163 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Minal Deshpande, Preeti Bajaj

Minal Deshpande, Preeti Bajaj . Performance Improvement of Traffic Flow Prediction Model using Combination of Support Vector Machine and Rough Set. International Journal of Computer Applications. 163, 2 ( Apr 2017), 31-35. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017913473

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017913473,
author = { Minal Deshpande, Preeti Bajaj },
title = { Performance Improvement of Traffic Flow Prediction Model using Combination of Support Vector Machine and Rough Set },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Apr 2017 },
volume = { 163 },
number = { 2 },
month = { Apr },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 31-35 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017913473 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Short term traffic flow prediction has become one of the important research fields in intelligent transportation system. The prediction of this traffic flow information quickly and accurately is important for traffic control and guidance to initiate the measuring steps well in advance. It makes the transport users better informed and makes the transport network smarter, safer and more coordinated. It plays a crucial role in individual dynamic route guidance, advance traffic information system (ATIS) and advance traffic management system (ATMS). This paper discusses the implementation of traffic flow prediction model using support vector machine. Rough set is used as a post processing tool to validate the prediction result. The objective is to improve traffic flow prediction performance. Data near Perungudi toll plaza in IT corridor in Chennai, India is used for the analysis. It is found that the use of rough set results in satisfactory performance improvement which is evaluated using mean square error as the performance measures.

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Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Rough Set Theory (RST) Short term traffic Flow Prediction Support Vector Machine (SVM).