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Daniel L. and Irma Evans Endowed Lecture 2017
WhenThursday, May 11, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
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2017 Daniel and Irma Evans Endowed Lecture
Featuring Alexandre Bayen
Thursday, May 11, 3:30pm
Alder Hall Auditorium
University of Washington

Road Work: Using Mobile Data To Alleviate Traffic Congestion

Slower speeds and longer trip times are becoming the new normal. The fast-growing Seattle area, in fact, ranks 10th in the nation and 20th worldwide for traffic congestion*. To address this challenge, expert Alexandre Bayen proposes utilizing crowdsourced mobile data from drivers and passengers. This data, combined with optimization techniques and game theory, has the potential to enhance algorithms that control traffic estimations as well as infrastructure such as traffic light timing and variable speed limits.    * INRIX global data

Light reception to follow lecture in Alder Commons. Free and open to the public. No RSVP required.  Inquiries, contact Jill Dalinkus at 206.616.0403 or…
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