What is it about?
Traffic congestion causes significant delay and frustration to commuters and travelers alike. This study uses cameras to automatically detect congested conditions in freeways.
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Why is it important?
Our findings show that cameras can be effectively used to detect congestion even in adverse conditions. This can provide travelers and traffic managers real-time update of road traffic conditions. While cameras are mostly used for manual verification of road conditions, this study helps in using them to detect congestion automatically.
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This page is a summary of: Traffic Congestion Detection from Camera Images using Deep Convolution Neural Networks, Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board, June 2018, SAGE Publications,
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