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01.25.2019

Iowa State engineers use big data tools to assist Iowa DOT, improve highway safety

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Researchers with Iowa State’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) are using artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to manage, sort and analyze the traffic data collected by the Iowa Department of Transportation. The idea is for researchers to use the latest computing tools to mine the huge data sets for useful information that could lead to safer roads.