Public transport congestion detection using incremental learning

Makara, Laszlo A. and Maric, Petar and Pekar, Adrian (2023) Public transport congestion detection using incremental learning. PERVASIVE AND MOBILE COMPUTING, 91. No-101769. ISSN 1873-1589

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In the past decade, intelligent transportation systems have emerged as an efficient way of improving transportation services, while machine learning has been the key driver that created scopes for numerous innovations and improvements. Still, most machine learning approaches integrate paradigms that fell short of providing cost-effective and scalable solutions. This work employs long short-term memory to detect congestion by capturing the long-term temporal dependency for short-term public bus travel speed prediction to detect congestion. In contrast to existing methods, we implement our solution as incremental learning that is superior to traditional batch learning, enabling efficient and sustainable congestion detection. We examine the real-world efficacy of our prototype implementation in Pécs, the fifth largest city of Hungary, and observed that the incrementally updated model can detect congestion of up to 82.37. Additionally, we find our solution to evolve sufficiently over time, implying diverse real-world practicability. The findings emerging from this work can serve as a basis for future improvements to develop better public transportation congestion detection.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public transport, Trajectory data, Bus GPS data, Congestion detection, Incremental learning
Subjects: H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HE Transportation and Communications / Szállítás, hírközlés
H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HE Transportation and Communications / Szállítás, hírközlés > HE1 Transportation / szállítás > HE11 Transport of persons / személyszállítás
Q Science / természettudomány > QA Mathematics / matematika > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science / számítástechnika, számítógéptudomány
Depositing User: Dr Adrián Pekár
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2023 07:45
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2023 07:45

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