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Multi-agent Based Simulation of Traffic in Vietnam

  • The Duy Bui
  • Duc Hai Ngo
  • Cong Tran
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7057)

Abstract

There is always need for a good simulation for traffic in Vietnam in order to help transportation planners to improve the current traffic system. Over recent days, there has been severe traffic congestion in many streets of big cities in Vietnam such as Hanoi and HoChiMinh city. There is an urgent need for measures to deal with increasing congestions. The simulation of traffic in Vietnam is a hard problem due to two main reasons including: (1) the traffic participants in Vietnam do not give way according to the rule; (2) the participants do not consider that when waiting for the vehicles in front, stopping in the intersection is obstructing the traffic flow. In this paper, we propose a multi-agent based simulation system for traffic in Vietnam to help transportation planners to find treatments to the problem of congestion of the traffic system in Vietnam as well as to test new designs before committing resources to actually building the transportation infrastructure. By allowing a user to design different road systems as well as to create different simulation scenarios with different agent profiles, our system can simulate the dynamic of traffic in Vietnam in different situations.

Keywords

Traffic simulation Multi-agent based simulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • The Duy Bui
    • 1
  • Duc Hai Ngo
    • 1
  • Cong Tran
    • 1
  1. 1.College of TechnologyVietnam National UniversityHanoiVietnam

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