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Predicting Accidental Locations of Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Bangladesh using Different Data Mining Techniques

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Md. Shahriare Satu, Tania Akter, Md. Sadrul Arifen, Md. Raza Mia

Md. Shahriare Satu, Tania Akter, Md. Sadrul Arifen and Md. Raza Mia. Predicting Accidental Locations of Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Bangladesh using Different Data Mining Techniques. International Journal of Computer Applications 165(12):1-6, May 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Md. Shahriare Satu and Tania Akter and Md. Sadrul Arifen and Md. Raza Mia},
	title = {Predicting Accidental Locations of Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Bangladesh using Different Data Mining Techniques},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {165},
	number = {12},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-6},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914096},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Road traffic accident is one of the most leading issues which is concerned in many other countries like Bangladesh. Data mining is considered as a reliable technique to analyze traffic accident record and identify factors that provide severity of an accident. The goal of this research to analyze and build classification model that predict an accidental location in the Dhaka-Aricha highway. So, road accidental data is collected from different highway police stations which keep traffic accident record of every road traffic accident on this road. Then, raw dataset is preprocessed and build a classification model with five data mining classification algorithms named Rotation Forest, NBTree, JRip, Naive Bayes and Ridor that analyze traffic accident records to predict risky accidental locations. After classifying this dataset, accuracies of classifiers are compared and the best outcome is showed among them. This results can be used to prevent road accidents in the areas and overcome the number of accidents on the Dhaka-Aricha highway.


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Road Traffic Accident, Traffic Accident Record, Highway, Classification, Data Mining