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How Microsoft’s using big data to predict traffic jams up to an hour in advance

“The Traffic Prediction Project is setting out to crunch all traffic data, including historical numbers where available, from transport departments, road cameras, Microsoft’s Bing traffic maps, and even drivers’ social networks, to see if established patterns can help foresee traffic jams from 15-60 minutes before they happen.”

Source: How Microsoft’s using big data to predict traffic jams up to an hour in advance | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Paul Sawers

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