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Author Shimizu, H. ♦ Kita, H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Feedback control ♦ Communication system traffic control ♦ Control systems ♦ Traffic control ♦ Error correction ♦ Time varying systems ♦ Roads ♦ Sampling methods ♦ Information processing
Abstract This paper presents the feedback control of con gestion length for a traffic network. The conges tion mechanism is described quantitatively based on the volurne balance at each signalized intersection. The signal control system of the congestion length is described by a linear fime-varying discrete dynamic systern in the traffic network. Two signal control al gorithms are presented to control congestion lengths on an arterial; one is a "priority control algorithm", the other is a "balance control al-orithm". A net work signal control algorithm is presented for a traffic network based on the balance control concept. The simulation confirms that cvcle lengths, green time and offsets are sequentially controlled according to the variation of incoming volumes, and three si-nal control algorithms work well to control congestion lengths according to each performance criterion.
Description Author affiliation: Rikityama University (Shimizu, H.)
ISBN 0780337514
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-07-24
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 378.91 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1331
Ending Page 1336


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library