Traffic Prediction Based on Modified Nagel-Schreckenberg Model. Case Study for Traffic in the City of Darmstadt

  • Łukasz GosekEmail author
  • Fryderyk Muras
  • Przemysław Michałek
  • Jarosław Wąs
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12044)


In this study the authors present a model for traffic flow prediction based on Nagel-Schreckenberg Cellular Automata model. The basic model was expanded to allow simulation of multi-lane roads along with representing different types of cars and drivers’ psychological profiles found in urban traffic. Real traffic data from sensors in Darmstadt city (Germany) were used to perform a set of simulations on presented model.


Traffic prediction Cellular Automata Nagel - Schreckenberg model 



We would like to express our gratitude for [ui!] Urban Software Institute GMBH ( for sharing their data regarding traffic in the city of Darmstadt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Łukasz Gosek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fryderyk Muras
    • 1
  • Przemysław Michałek
    • 1
  • Jarosław Wąs
    • 1
  1. 1.AGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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