General Aspects

  • Martin Treiber
  • Arne Kesting


In this chapter we present the general approach to traffic flow modeling and distinguish it from the methods of transportation planning. Furthermore, we introduce model classifications with respect to the aggregation level and with respect to mathematical and conceptional criteria. We also discuss how to model non-motorized traffic.


Cellular Automaton Traffic Flow Route Choice Macroscopic Model Traffic Demand 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Wirtschaft und VerkehrTU DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.TomTom Development Germany GmbHBerlinGermany

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