Detection of Incidents and Traffic Disturbances in Freeways

by Athanassios P. Chassiakos, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States,
Yorgos J. Stephanedes, Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference: Volume I: Advanced Technologies

Abstract:

This research aims to develop methods for detecting incidents and compression waves through simulation. The detection methods are based on a macroscopic traffic flow model that focuses on analyzing abrupt traffic changes. Early tests of the model are limited to qualitative analysis in a freeway section.



Subject Headings: Traffic models | Traffic flow | Traffic analysis | Traffic accidents | Highways and roads | Detection methods | Shock waves | Model tests

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article

 

Return to search