Category Archives: Publications
Patent Awarded for System and Method for Automatically Determining Purpose Information for Travel Behavior
On June 2, 2015, the United States Patent Office awarded Patent No. 9,047,384, System and Method for Automatically Determining Purpose Information for Travel Behavior to a team of researchers from the National Center for Transit Research (www.nctr.usf.edu) and College of Computer Science … Continue reading
JSON vs. XML Benchmarking Presentation at TRB 2014
Ever wonder whether you should be using JSON or XML when talking to a server from your mobile app? This paper, presented at the 2104 Transportation Research Board meeting, answers this question by benchmarking against MTA NYC’s SIRI API (hint – its … Continue reading
OneBusAway Multi-region presented at TRB 2014
Our work on OneBusAway Multi-region, which launched real-time transit apps in Tampa and Atlanta, was presented at the 2014 Transportation Research Board meeting. Next steps – OneBusAway in your city! Read the full paper here. You can also view the accompanying … Continue reading
Travel Assistance Device (TAD) Featured in U.S. Department of Transportation Press Release
In a December 20, 2012 USDOT press release, the Travel Assistance Device (TAD) was highlighted as an example of a high-value product created with University Transportation Center (UTC) funding.
Travel Assistance Device (TAD) Featured in Ignition Magazine
The Travel Assistance Device (TAD) was featured in the Summer/Fall 2012 issue of Ignition Magazine, published by the Transportation Research Board Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis program.
Patent Awarded for Critical Point Algorithm
Today, researchers at the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of South Florida were awarded U.S. Patent # 8249807 – Method for Determining Critical Points in Location Data Generated by Location-Based Applications. A … Continue reading
Travel Assistant Device Patent
Researchers from USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Computer Science and Engineering Department were recently awarded a patent for Travel Assistant Device (TAD) to aid transit riders with intellectual disabilities. For more information on the Travel Assistant Device (TAD), … Continue reading
Dynamic Ride Matching System Patent
Researchers from USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the Computer Science and Engineering Department were recently awarded a patent for a Dynamic Ride Matching System – a GIS-based algorithm to match rides for carpools that are traveling on simliar routes.
GPS Auto-Sleep Patent Featured on USF’s Website
USF recently did a feature article on their website’s homepage about our new GPS Auto-Sleep patent, Optimizing Performance of Location-Aware Applications Using State Machines. Read the press release. For more information, visit http://www.locationaware.usf.edu/ongoing-research/technology/gps-auto-sleep/.
TRAC-IT Featured in TR News Magazine
TRAC-IT was featured in the July-August 2011 publication of TR News Magazine, published bi-monthly by the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The TR News features timely articles on innovative and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation. More