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Real-Time Microscopic Traffic Simulation and Optimization at Intersections with Video Traffic Detection

Liang, Zijun and Flötteröd, Yun-Pang and Chen, Hong and Sohr, Alexander and Bei, Xiaoxu and Bottazzi, Maximiliano and Trumpold, Jan (2018) Real-Time Microscopic Traffic Simulation and Optimization at Intersections with Video Traffic Detection. International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering & Telecommunications (1), pp. 30-37. ISSN 2319-2518

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In this paper, real-time vehicular data from video traffic detection (VTD) are used for minimizing the travel delay at intersections and a real-time traffic optimization model, based on the SUMO traffic simulation software, is established accordingly. The proposed model is implemented in a small industrial control computer which serves as the communication interface between the traffic signal control system, the traffic simulation and optimization model and the real-time video traffic detection equipment to optimize the respective signal timing plans. The decision to shorten or extend the respective green time can be made at each second under the current development. To verify the results of the simulation study a field study is undertaken in Hefei, China. The overall intersection performances before and after the signal timing optimization are calculated and compared. The results show that the method proposed in this paper can significantly minimize the vehicle delay and the corresponding air pollution in real time.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/116608/
Document Type:Article
Title:Real-Time Microscopic Traffic Simulation and Optimization at Intersections with Video Traffic Detection
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Liang, Zijun953609319 (at) qq.comUNSPECIFIED
Flötteröd, Yun-Pangyun-pang.floetteroed (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3620-2715
Chen, Hongglch (at) chd.edu.cnUNSPECIFIED
Sohr, Alexanderalexander.sohr (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6698-2092
Bei, Xiaoxuxiaoxu.bei (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Bottazzi, Maximilianomaximiliano.bottazzi (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Trumpold, JanJan.Trumpold (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6032-0709
Date:January 2018
Journal or Publication Title:International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering & Telecommunications
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 30-37
Prof. Er, Meng JooDivision of Control and Instrumentation, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Silva-Martinez, JoseDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Analog and Mixed Signal Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Dr. Tigelis, Ioannis G.Department of Electronics, Computers, Telecommunications and Control, University of Athens, Building V, Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, Athens, Greece
Keywords:Real-time intersection optimization; online simulation; SUMO; VITAL
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Traffic Management (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VM - Verkehrsmanagement
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - I.MoVe (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transportation Systems > Evaluation of Transportation
Deposited By: Flötteröd, Dr.-Ing. Yun-Pang
Deposited On:29 Jan 2018 08:41
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:14

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