The nominating institution Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation on the breakthrough: 

TraNSIT Web revolutionises transport infrastructure investments: reducing freight costs, improving supply chain resilience. Using machine learning it cracks IT limitations on big data, modelling >15 million annual freight trips for stakeholders to use in regional infrastructure planning. The Australian Government has used TraNSIT Web for $15B of rail/road projects, saving millions in supply chain costs. Such high impact has rapidly increased demand for TraNSIT Web across Asia, including Vietnam.

 

Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Citizen Science, Food & Agriculture, Mobility & Transportation, Resilience.