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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 823057, 7 pages
Research Article

Road Assessment Model and Pilot Application in China

1Research Institute of Highway, Ministry of Transport, Beijing, China
2International Road Assessment Programme, London, UK

Received 6 March 2014; Revised 23 April 2014; Accepted 23 April 2014; Published 14 May 2014

Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang

Copyright © 2014 Tiejun Zhang 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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