Singapore, Australian researchers developing data-driven simulation for traffic accidents

Singaporean and Australian researchers are devising a data-driven traffic simulation that will learn from major road accidents with the goal of predicting new ones and comparing the outcome of possible efforts to restore smooth operation of roads. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SYDNEY - When a road accident occurs, traffic management authorities have the task of clearing up the aftermath, redirecting traffic at the scene and possibly finding alternative modes of public transport.

At present, it is often impossible to anticipate the impact of the response actions. But that is likely to change soon.

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