Journal article

Determining Commuting Behaviour from Monitoring Technologies

Y You, W Wang, M Yang, RG Thompson

Advances in Mechanical Engineering | Hindawi Publishing Corporation | Published : 2015

Abstract

The study of commuting behaviour has always been one significant focus of people to reach comprehensive knowledge of transport-related scenarios. Similarly, commuting behaviour, as one of the four major physical activities people engaged in during daily life, gained much attention in aspect of health fields. This paper, with the sample data collected by The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study, discusses the process of how to utilize data obtained from GPS and inclinometer device, along with basic information about participants to conduct travel survey, and reconstructing participant's commuting behaviour. In the analyses of the sample, the procedure of datasets integra..

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Grants

Awarded by National Key Basic Research Program of China


Awarded by Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

This research is conducted at Monash University, Australia, between February 2013 and May 2013, under the programme "International communication project for the superior undergraduate students" funded by Chinese Scholarship Council. And this research is also supported by the National Key Basic Research Program of China (2012 CB725400) and Natural Science Foundation of China (51378120, 51338003, and 50908052). Fundamental Research Fund for the Central Universities and Foundation for Young Key Teachers of Southeast University are also appreciated.