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Author Krause, B. ♦ von Altrock, C. ♦ Pozybill, M.
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) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Road transportation ♦ Fuzzy logic ♦ Traffic control ♦ Air traffic control ♦ Uncertainty ♦ Mathematical model ♦ Fuzzy control ♦ Cities and towns ♦ Airports ♦ Paper technology
Abstract Traffic control involves analysis of both detected traffic flow and environmental conditions. Due to individual behavior of traffic participants, and the inherent uncertainty of weather condition interpretations, a mathematical model can not fully describe traffic control problems. The paper discourses two aspects of a traffic management system for multi-lane highways with variable road signs. First, fuzzy logic is used to take into account the uncertainties of traffic data, and to detect traffic congestion in isolated road sections. Second, a traffic control approach using a fuzzy model based on experience is shown. Both approaches were implemented in an existing traffic control system of the B27, a state highway between Stuttgart city, Stuttgart airport, and Tuebingen. The paper compares the results of the new approach with the previous approach based on conventional control technology.
Description Author affiliation: INFORM Germany, Aachen, Germany (Krause, B.)
ISBN 0780336453
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-09-11
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 851.18 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1832
Ending Page 1837


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library