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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 314207, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/314207
Research Article

Modeling and Application of Pedestrian Safety Conflict Index at Signalized Intersections

1School of Transportation Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming, Yunnan 650500, China
2College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
3School of Transportation, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin 130022, China

Received 26 January 2014; Revised 17 February 2014; Accepted 23 February 2014; Published 31 March 2014

Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang

Copyright © 2014 Wei Cheng 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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