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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 791743, 6 pages
Impacts of Snowy Weather Conditions on Expressway Traffic Flow Characteristics
Beijing Key Laboratory of Traffic Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, No. 100, Pingleyuan, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100124, China
Received 13 September 2012; Revised 11 January 2013; Accepted 11 January 2013
Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang
Copyright © 2013 Jiancheng Weng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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