Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science
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Big Data-driven transportation engineering has the potential to improve utilization of road infrastructure, decrease traffic fatalities, improve fuel consumption, decrease construction worker injuries, among others. Despite these benefits, research on Big Data-driven transportation engineering is difficult today due to the computational expertise required to get started. This work proposes BoaT, a transportation-specific programming language, and it's Big Data infrastructure that is aimed at decreasing this barrier to entry. Our evaluation that uses over two dozen research questions from six categories show that research is easier to realize as a BoaT computer program, an order of magnitude faster when this program is run, and exhibits 12-14x decrease in storage requirements.
Islam, Md Johirul; Sharma, Anuj; and Rajan, Hridesh, "A Cyberinfrastructure for BigData Transportation Engineering" (2018). Computer Science Publications. 20.