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Intelligent Transportation System for Developing Countries – A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 85 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2014
Gurdit Singh
Divya Bansal
Sanjeev Sofat

Gurdit Singh, Divya Bansal and Sanjeev Sofat. Article: Intelligent Transportation System for Developing Countries A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 85(3):34-38, January 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Gurdit Singh and Divya Bansal and Sanjeev Sofat},
	title = {Article: Intelligent Transportation System for Developing Countries  A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {85},
	number = {3},
	pages = {34-38},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


India is the second largest country in the category of population. With the increasing population the consumption of the vehicles also increases, leading to critical burden on traffic management in the metropolitan cities and towns of the country. In 2011-12 alone, 20. 4 million motorized vehicles were sold in India leading to congestion and accidents on the roads. For controlling the traffic on the road some traditional methods were used like using traffic lights and traffic signs, traffic policemen and round-about. In this paper we will discuss the existing techniques which will help India for controlling the traffic on the roads.


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