Twelve Keys to Improved IVHS Evaluations

by Everett Carter, Maryland, United States,
Thomas Horan, Maryland, United States,
Burton Stephens, Maryland, United States,
Peggy Tadej, Maryland, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference: Volume I: Advanced Technologies

Abstract: Evaluation plays an important role in the development of credible information on intelligent vehicle-highway system (IVHS) performance. In December 1992, a national workshop was held to review the state-of-the -art in IVHS evaluation and to develop recommendations for future assessment activities. A key outcome of this workshop was development of twelve recommendations for delineating the evaluation process. This paper summarizes each of these twelve points. Taken together, they suggest an IVHS evaluation process which is decision-oriented, comprehensive, and scientific, yet sufficiently adaptable to be carried out in a timely manner.

Subject Headings: Intelligent transportation systems | Vehicles | Information management

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