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Winter 2006

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In this issue

The less-than-perfect driver: a new model of car-following behavior
The need for more realistic simulations led University of Minnesota researchers to propose a novel model of car-following behavior—one that will give researchers a new insight into the quick and deadly world of traffic collisions.

Seminar addresses privacy, scalability of location-based systems
Interest in services that provide information based on a user's location is growing rapidly among consumers and information providers, but the technology cannot reach its full potential unless users' anonymity is protected.