25 March 1998 Intelligent system for pavement management
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This paper describes a method for the evaluation of pavement condition through artificial neural networks using the MLP backpropagation technique. Two of the most used procedures for detecting the pavement conditions were applied: the 'overall severity index' and the 'irregularity index.' Tests with the model demonstrated that the simulation with the neural network gives better results than the procedures recommended by the highway officials. This network may also be applied for the construction of a graphic computer environment.
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Jose Remo Ferreira Brega, Manoel Henrique Alba Soria, Joao Fernando Marar, Antonio Carlos Sementille, "Intelligent system for pavement management", Proc. SPIE 3390, Applications and Science of Computational Intelligence, (25 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304849; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.304849
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