A Test Bed for Multi-Agent Control Systems in Road Traffic Management

  • R.T. van Katwijk
  • P. van Koningsbruggen
  • B. De Schutter
  • J. Hellendoorn
Conference paper
Part of the Whitestein Series in Software Agent Technologies book series (WSSAT)


In this paper we present a test bed for multi-agent control systems in road traffic management. In literature no consensus exists about the best configuration of the traffic managing multi-agent system and how the activities of the agents that comprise the multi-agent system should be coordinated. The system should be capable of managing different levels of complexity, a diversity of policy goals, and different forms of traffic problems. The test bed aids in-depth research in this field, which we demonstrate by means of two example scenarios we have implemented.


Intelligent Transportation System Road User Main Artery Interaction Protocol Local Controller 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R.T. van Katwijk
    • 1
  • P. van Koningsbruggen
    • 1
  • B. De Schutter
    • 2
  • J. Hellendoorn
    • 2
  1. 1.Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)DelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Delft Center for Systems and Control (DCSC)Delft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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