PLATOON MODELING FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL.

D. Lin, L. L. Kinney, K. S.P. Kumar

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Abstract

In computerized street traffic control systems, there are several advantages to using a distributed computer system rather than a central computer system. The detector data can be processed by microprocessors located at the intersections to yield such parameters as volume, occupancy, speed, platoon width, platoon arrival and departure times. A description is presented of the modeling of platoon characteristics based on detector data only. Among the topics considered are platoon width, platoon splitting, and platoon movement at an interaction with 2 way flow and turning lanes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)998-1003
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977
EventProc IEEE Conf Decis Control Incl Symp Adapt Processes 16th, and, a Spec Symp on Fuzzy Set Theory and Appl - New Orleans, LA, USA
Duration: Dec 7 1977Dec 9 1977

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