Deep learning with attention mechanisms for road weather detection - Samo M, Mafeni Mase JM, Figueredo G.
There is great interest in automatically detecting road weather and understanding its impacts on the overall safety of the transport network. This can, for example, support road condition-based maintenance or even serve as detection systems that assist saf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Driver identification using statistical features of motor activity and genetic algorithms - Espino-Salinas CH, Luna-Garc ía H, Celaya-Padilla JM, Morgan-Benita JA, Vera-Vasquez C, Sarmiento WJ, Galván-Tejada CE, Galván-Tejada JI, Gamboa-Rosales H, Villalba-Condori KO.
Driver identification refers to the process whose primary purpose is identifying the person behind the steering wheel using collected information about the driver him/herself. The constant monitoring of drivers through sensors generates great benefits in a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Dynamic response characteristics of continuous girder bridge during train passage and its simple evaluation method - Tokunaga M, Ikeda M.
This study firstly organized and generalized the structural... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Effect of active muscles on astronaut kinematics and injury risk for piloted lunar landing and launch while standing - Lalwala M, Devane KS, Koya B, Hsu FC, Yates KM, Newby NJ, Somers JT, Gayzik FS, Stitzel JD, Weaver AA.
While astronauts may pilot future lunar landers in a standing posture, the response of the human body under lunar launch and landing-related dynamic loading conditions is not well understood. It is important to consider the effects of active muscles under ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Evaluation of training on infrastructure maintenance in improving technical capabilities --focus on inspection of road bridges-- - Miyahara F, Tsutsumi M.
It is necessary to develop a management methodology for evaluating and improving training programs to ensure that engineers possess the essential technical capabilities to maintain aging infrastructure. However, as infrastructure maintenance significantly ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Filling the gap between research and market: portable architecture for an intelligent autonomous wheelchair - Garc ía JC, Marrón-Romera M, Melino A, Losada-Gutiérrez C, Rodríguez JM, Fazakas A.
Under the umbrella of assistive technologies research, a lot of different platforms have appeared since the 1980s, trying to improve the independence of people with severe mobility problems. Those works followed the same path coming from the field of robot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Identification issues in bodies maimed by train fatalities: the role of the forensic pathologist - Franceschetti L, Galante N, Ciprandi B, Benini B, Mazzarelli D, Cattaneo C.
Traffic accident injuries are relevant causes of mortality in industrialized countries. Among traffic accidents, the most destructive effect on the victim's body is produced by trains, which in a very short time provoke a complete distortion of the normal ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Investigation of inerter-based suspension systems for heavy vehicles - Soong MF, Ramli R, Saifizul AA, Goh KY, Long SX.
The inerter is a two-terminal component that can be added to the spring-and-damper configuration of a suspension system. It has the property that the force exerted is proportional to the relative acceleration at its terminals. Studies have demonstrated the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Iterative learning control for lane-changing trajectories upstream off-ramp bottlenecks and safety evaluation - Dong C, Xing L, Wang H, Yu X, Liu Y, Ni D.
This paper proposes an iterative learning control framework for lane changing to improve traffic operation and safety at a diverging area nearby a highway off-ramp in an environment with connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). This framework controls CAVs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Living in an age-friendly community: evidence from a masterplanned development in southwest Sydney - Jones A, Parham S.
This paper is situated at the interface of a growing urban studies literature concerned with 'masterplanning' practices in urban planning and another, hitherto relatively discrete, body of research concerned with age-friendly cities and communities. The au... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

MD-GCN: a multi-scale temporal dual graph convolution network for traffic flow prediction - Huang X, Wang J, Lan Y, Jiang C, Yuan X.
The spatial-temporal prediction of traffic flow is very important for traffic management and planning. The most difficult challenges of traffic flow prediction are the temporal feature extraction and the spatial correlation extraction of nodes. Due to the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Model-based condition monitoring of the sensors and actuators of an electric and automated vehicle - Li S, Frey M, Gauterin F.
Constant monitoring of driving conditions and observation of the surrounding area are essential for achieving reliable, high-quality autonomous driving. This requires more reliable sensors and actuators, as there is always the potential that sensors and ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Modeling pedestrian injury severity in pedestrian-vehicle crashes considering different land use patterns: mixed logit approach - Yang T, Fan WD, Song L.
The objective of this study is to identify and compare the contributing factors to pedestrian injury severity in pedestrian-vehicle crashes considering different land use patterns. METHODS: The pedestrian-vehicle crash data from 2007 to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Non-stationary crash risk modelling of powered two-wheelers using extreme value analysis of surrogate crash events - Kar P, Venthuruthiyil SP, Chunchu M.
This study uses Extreme Value Theory to investigate and model the effect of evasive action... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Research on lane line detection algorithm based on instance segmentation - Cheng W, Wang X, Mao B.
Aiming at the current lane line detection algorithm in complex traffic scenes, such as lane lines being blocked by shadows, blurred roads, and road sparseness, which lead to low lane line detection accuracy and poor real-time detection speed, this paper pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news