Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data

Constantinos Costa, Georgios Chatzimilioudis, Demetrios Zeinalipour-Yazti, Mohamed Mokbel

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Abstract

Atelecommunication company (telco) is traditionally only perceived as the entity that provides telecommunication services, such as telephony and data communication access to users. However, the IP backbone infrastructure of such entities spanning densely urban spaces and widely rural areas, provides nowadays a unique opportunity to collect immense amounts of mobility data that can provide valuable insights for road traffc management and avoidance. In this paper we outline the components of the Traffc-TBD (Traffc Telco Big Data) architecture, which aims to become an innovative road traffc analytic and prediction system with the following desiderata: i) provide micro-level traffc modeling and prediction that goes beyond the current state provided by Internet-based navigation enterprises utilizing crowdsourcing; ii) retain the location privacy boundaries of users inside their mobile network operator, to avoid the risks of exposing location data to third-party mobile applications; and iii) be available with minimal costs and using existing infrastructure (i.e., cell towers and TBD data streams are readily available inside a telco). Road traffc understanding, management and analytics can minimize the number of road accidents, optimize fuel and energy consumption, avoid unexpected delays, contribute to a macroscopic spatio-temporal understanding of traffc in cities but also to "smart" societies through applications in city planning, public transportation, logistics and fleet management for enterprises, startups and governmental bodies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
VolumePart F130527
ISBN (Electronic)9781450354257
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 28 Aug 2017 → …

Other

Other11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period28/8/17 → …

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Industry
Telecommunication services
Urban planning
Highway accidents
Fuel consumption
Towers
Mathematical operators
Logistics
Wireless networks
Navigation
Energy utilization
Internet
Communication
Big data
Costs
Crowdsourcing

Keywords

  • Big Data
  • Data Analytics
  • Road Trffc
  • Telco

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Software

Cite this

Costa, C., Chatzimilioudis, G., Zeinalipour-Yazti, D., & Mokbel, M. (2017). Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017 (Vol. Part F130527). [a5] Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3129292.3129296

Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data. / Costa, Constantinos; Chatzimilioudis, Georgios; Zeinalipour-Yazti, Demetrios; Mokbel, Mohamed.

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017. Vol. Part F130527 Association for Computing Machinery, 2017. a5.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costa, C, Chatzimilioudis, G, Zeinalipour-Yazti, D & Mokbel, M 2017, Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data. in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017. vol. Part F130527, a5, Association for Computing Machinery, 11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017, Munich, Germany, 28/8/17. https://doi.org/10.1145/3129292.3129296
Costa C, Chatzimilioudis G, Zeinalipour-Yazti D, Mokbel M. Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017. Vol. Part F130527. Association for Computing Machinery. 2017. a5 https://doi.org/10.1145/3129292.3129296
Costa, Constantinos ; Chatzimilioudis, Georgios ; Zeinalipour-Yazti, Demetrios ; Mokbel, Mohamed. / Towards real-time road traffic analytics using Telco Big Data. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence and Analytics, BIRTE 2017. Vol. Part F130527 Association for Computing Machinery, 2017.
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