Development of Traffic Simulator Based on Stochastic Cell Transmission Model for Urban Network

  • Sho Tokuda
  • Ryo Kanamori
  • Takayuki Ito
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8861)

Abstract

This study proposes the modified stochastic cell transmission model (M-SCTM), which can be used to apply the conventional SCTM to urban networks. Although SCTM can represent an uncertainty of traffic state and changing travel demand or supply conditions, it has been applied to a freeway or a simple network that has only one origin-destination pair. In M-SCTM, we introduce vehicle agents and their route choice behavior on an urban network for application to more complex urban networks. From the results of an empirical study, we confirm the reproducibility of traffic volume and travel time that are calculated by M-SCTM.

Keywords

Traffic simulation stochastic cell transmission model urban network route search 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sho Tokuda
    • 1
  • Ryo Kanamori
    • 2
  • Takayuki Ito
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Graduate School of EngineeringNagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Innovation for Future SocietyNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  3. 3.School of Techno-Business Administration, Graduate School of EngineeringNagoya Institute of TechnologyNagoyaJapan

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