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2 Peter Townsend The dark side of technology OB1148 eBook  
3 Duncan Davies Telling image: The changing balance between pictures & words in a technological age 005061 1990 Book  
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TitleUnderstanding Real Traffic : Paradigm Shift in Transportation Science
Author(s)Kerner, Boris S
PublicationCham, Springer International Publishing, 2021.
DescriptionXIX, 243 p. 84 illus., 71 illus. in color : online resource
Abstract NoteThis book addresses the reader interested in vehicular traffic phenomena, who have not learned about them before. It presents traffic phenomena like traffic breakdown and the emergence of moving traffic jams by showcasing empirical traffic data measured in real-world traffic. The author explains how these empirical traffic studies have led to the three-phase traffic theory and why this new theory is in conflict with standard traffic theories developed before. Moreover, he presents the reason for the failure of applications of standard traffic theories in real-world traffic and discusses why understanding real traffic has caused a paradigm shift in traffic and transportation science. The book examines why understanding real traffic breakdown is the basis for an explanation for the autonomous driving effects on traffic flow. It shows that understanding real traffic is possible from real-world traffic data without the need of mathematical traffic models. This makes the book intuitive for non-specialists, who can qualitatively understand all the basic features of traffic dynamics. In turn, experienced traffic researchers can grasp concepts and ideas made here easily accessible by the author, one of the leading pioneers in the field of vehicular traffic
ISBN,Price9783030796020
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. Innovation and Technology Management 4. Security Science and Technology 5. Security systems 6. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS 7. Traffic engineering 8. Transportation engineering 9. Transportation Technology and Traffic Engineering 10. Vehicle Engineering 11. VEHICLES
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TitleThe dark side of technology
Author(s)Peter Townsend
EditionFirst edition
Description1 online resource
Abstract NoteThe work is concerned with human progress and the unexpected consequences of technological advances. It examines a vast range of topics from medicine to agriculture, including electronics, communications, a global economy and a burgeoning population
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
ISBN,Price9780191831836 (ebook)
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 3. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS 4. TECHNOLOGY
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TitleTelling image: The changing balance between pictures & words in a technological age
Author(s)Duncan Davies;Diana Bathurst;Robin Bathurst
PublicationOxford, Clarendon press, 1990.
Description166pp.
Series(Science, technology and society series)
Classification50/60:301
Keyword(s)1. COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2. SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS 4. VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS
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