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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 636841, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/636841
Research Article

Development of a Comprehensive Database System for Safety Analyst

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Transportation Research Center, 4505 Maryland Parkway, P.O. Box 454015, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4015, USA
2Transportation Research Center, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, P.O. Box 454015, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
3Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, Escuela de Comercio, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Avenida Brasil 2830, 2340031 Valparaíso, Chile

Received 24 March 2015; Revised 22 May 2015; Accepted 25 May 2015

Academic Editor: Hao Wang

Copyright © 2015 Alexander Paz 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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