Exact Traveling Cluster Solutions of Differential Equations with Delay for a Traffic Flow Model

  • K. Hasebe
  • A. Nakayama
  • Y. Sugiyama
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Abstract

Exact solutions of the first order differential equation with delay are derived. The equation has been introduced as a model of traffic flow. The solution describes the traveling cluster of jam, which is characterized by Jacobi’s elliptic function. The system is related to some soliton systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hasebe
    • 1
  • A. Nakayama
    • 2
  • Y. Sugiyama
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Business AdministrationAichi UniversityMiyoshiJapan
  2. 2.Gifu Keizai UniversityOhgakiJapan
  3. 3.Division of Mathematical ScienceCity College of MieTsuJapan

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