Imperial College London Featured PhD Programmes
Gdansk University of Technology Featured PhD Programmes
University of Reading Featured PhD Programmes

Data mining techniques for road safety policy making


   Department of Civil Engineering

   Applications accepted all year round  Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Project

Road safety is associated with target setting at policy making lever. Such targets are usually associated with statistical analysis of accident data. In addition around half of road deaths are vulnerable road users. The objective of this research is therefore to develop road safety performance indicators that would allow road safety professionals and policy makers to make decisions with respect to vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists. The development of these indicators will be based on methods that use adaptive optimisation techniques and data mining. The data to be used will come primarily from UK road safety databases. The research will seek to deliver
• a methodology for the development of road safety performance indicators
• road safety performance indicators derived from the analysis of actual data sets
• a comparison between the proposed approach and existing methods of road safety policy target setting.

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, including full details of the research undertaken in each school, the funding opportunities for each subject, and guidance on making your application, you can now order your copy of the new Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/students/drp.aspx

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Engineering?


Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Click here to see the results for all UK universities

Email Now


Search Suggestions
Search suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.

PhD saved successfully
View saved PhDs