Roads in developed countries are starkly different to those in developing countries, where poor conditions cause frequent accidents, and traffic congestions increases exposure to pollution and leads to unpredictable travel times. Though these issues have been addressed by an array of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) that monitor traffic and road conditions and disseminate useful information, these tend to ignore the heterogeneity of vehicles characteristic of traffic in developing regions and thus fail to be of real use in those areas. ... more
Have you ever thought about the quality of life on public transportation? This part of life becomes even more important if you live in a big city and make your way through the hundreds people on a daily basis.
Two researcher from the University of Cambridge and the University College London have presented their study on Crowd-Sourced Experiences on Public Transport at Mobiquitous 2014, the 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, which took place on December 2-5, 2014 in London (UK). ... more
Parents play a fundamental role in the lives of their children. However, performing this role might be a stressful burden in cases when a child is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) . ... more