The Smartest Project Glossary

AIMSUNAdvanced Interactive Microscopic Simulator for Urban and Non-Urban Networks. A micro-simulation tool developed by UPC.
APASAction de Promotion, d'Accompagnement et de Suivi et autres activities.
ATTAdvanced Transport Telematics. Transport systems which use advanced computing and telecommunications components.
AVMAutomatic Vehicle Monitoring. Any system which keeps track of vehicle positions. Commonly used for systems which track public transport vehicles.
CERTCentre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Toulouse.
CTSCentre for Research on Transportation and Society, Dalarna University.
DGVIIDirectorate General VII of the European Commission - Transport.
DGXIIIDirectorate General XIII of the European Commission - Telematics.
DGXVIIDirectorate General XVII of the European Commission - Energy.
DRACULADynamic Route Assignment Combining User Learning and micro-simulation. A micro-simulation tool developed by ITS.
GETRAMGeneric Environment for Traffic Analysis and Modelling. The framework within which AIMSUN works.
ICCIntelligent Cruise Control. A system which controls the speed of vehicles allowing fast moving platoons to be formed.
ISO 9001An international standard defining a Quality Assurance framework.
ITSInstitute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
KITEA DGXIII funded project concerned with modelling the environmental effects of transport.
NEMISNetwork Micro-Simulator. A micro-simulation tool developed by Mizar Automazione.
PATHPartners for Advanced Transit and Highways. The producers of the world's largest bibliographical database pertaining to Intelligent Transportation Systems.
PROMETHEUSPROgraMme for European Traffic with Highest Efficiency and Unprecedented Safety.
RTDResearch and Technological Development.
SATURNSimulation and Assignment of Traffic to Urban Road Networks. A tool used to assess the implications of a wide variety of transport schemes, used by transport planners throughout the world.
SCOOTSplit, Cycle, Offset Optimisation Technique. An advanced adaptive UTC system used in many cities throughout the world.
SITRA B+An urban Traffic Simulation tool developed by CERT.
SMARTESTSimulation Modelling Applied to Road Transport European Scheme Tests. A DGVII fourth framework project.
SODITSociété pour le Développment de l'Innovation dans les Transports.
SPEACSA single car motorway micro-simulator developed by Mizar Automazione.
TEDIA network building tool in the GETRAM suite.
UPCUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
UTCUrban Traffic Control.
WWWWorld Wide Web. Pages of data on computers around the world which can be accessed by using user-friendly browsing software, such as Netscape, Internet Explorer or Mosaic.
ZELTZone Experimentale Laboratoire de Trafic de Toulouse. An instrumented traffic control test site.

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