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Advances on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

Volume 155 of the series Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing pp 17-22

An Agent-Based Community to Manage Urban Parking

  • Nesrine BessghaierAffiliated withUniversité Paris-Dauphine, LAMSADE Email author 
  • , Mahdi ZargayounaAffiliated withUniversité Paris-Est, IFSTTAR, GRETTIA
  • , Flavien BalboAffiliated withUniversité Paris-Dauphine, LAMSADE

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Abstract

In the context of road urban traffic management, the problem of parking spots search is a major issue because of its serious economic and ecological fallout. In this paper, we propose a multi-agent system that aims to decrease, for private vehicles drivers, the parking spots search time. In the system that we propose, a community of drivers shares information about spots availability. Our solution has been tested following different configurations. The first results show a decrease in parking spots search time.