Fuzzy Model for the Average Delay Time on a Road Ending with a Traffic Light

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 449)


Urban traffic is continuously increasing and therefore especially in peak-hours an optimized traffic light system can provide significant advantages. As a step towards developing such a system this paper presents a fuzzy model that estimates the average delay times on a road that ends at an intersection with traffic lights. The model was created based on data obtained using a validated microscopic traffic simulator that is based on the Intelligent Driver Model. Simulations were carried out for different traffic flow, traffic signal cycles, and green period values. The newly developed fuzzy model can be used as a module in a traffic light optimization system.


Fuzzy model Average delay time Traffic light Microscopic traffic simulator 



This research is supported by EFOP-3.6.1-16-2016-00006 “The development and enhancement of the research potential at Pallasz Athéné University” project. The Project is supported by the Hungarian Government and co-financed by the European Social Fund. The research was also supported by ShiwaForce Ltd., Andrews IT Engineering Ltd., and the Foundation for the Development of Automation in Machinery Industry.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information Technology, GAMF Faculty of Engineering and Computer SciencePallasz Athéné UniversityKecskemétHungary

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