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Author Jiacun Wang ♦ Chun Jin ♦ Yi Deng
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Performance analysis ♦ Telecommunication traffic ♦ Stochastic processes ♦ Traffic control ♦ Communication system traffic control ♦ Stochastic systems ♦ Petri nets ♦ Road vehicles ♦ System performance ♦ Transportation
Abstract A compositional method for modeling and evaluation of performance indices of traffic control systems based on Stochastic Timed Petri Nets (STPN) is presented. We use STPN to specify traffic and traffic control at an intersection and use a random distribution model to model the motion of vehicles in a road segment between any two consecutive intersections. The traffic control system is thus modeled as a composition of individual intersection models and segment distribution models. A technique is presented to incrementally evaluate the system's performance by analyzing intersections separately, according to a carefully selected order. The analysis technique conforms to the accepted practice of transportation research. Compared to existing Petri net models of traffic control systems, our technique dramatically reduces the complexity of analysis.
Description Author affiliation: Sch. of Comput. Sci., Florida Int. Univ., Miami, FL, USA (Jiacun Wang)
ISBN 0769504345
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-10-18
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 104.22 kB
Page Count 9
Starting Page 77
Ending Page 85


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library