Proper presentation of flow-speed-density plots of large data sets

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Flow-speed-density plots are widely used by transportation professionals. The traditional presentation of these plots can be misleading, especially when large data sets are used. An improved presentation is suggested and its advantages are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number001007QTE
Pages (from-to)689-690
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Transportation Engineering
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2010


  • Data-ink usage
  • Fundamental diagram

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Transportation

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