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MIT Algorithm Predicts Red Light Runners 348

Posted by timothy
from the jail's-too-good-for-them dept.
adeelarshad82 writes "Researchers at MIT have developed an algorithm that determines which drivers will run a red light, within one to two seconds before a potential collision. The research, based on 15,000 cars at a busy intersection, monitored various factors to determine which cars were were likely to run a red light. They found that their predictions were correct about 85 percent of the time, which is about 15-20 percent better than existing traffic prediction algorithms."
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MIT Algorithm Predicts Red Light Runners

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