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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2013, Article ID 504579, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/504579
Research Article

Empirical Study of Travel Time Estimation and Reliability

1Department of Civil Engineering, Institute of Transportation Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA

Received 25 August 2013; Accepted 24 October 2013

Academic Editor: Wuhong Wang

Copyright © 2013 Ruimin Li 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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