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Simulating a Dynamic Transport System to Enhance the Transportation Performance in Road Crisis Condition

  • Daniel de Oliveira
  • Mirian Buss Gonçalves
  • Edson Tadeu Bez
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 275)

Abstract

This paper studies the effects of the real-time information about transport network conditions as a key for constructing routes in an Advanced Travelers Information System in terms of traveled distance. It does so by an experiment that aims to simulate an ordinary transport logistics operation given by a set of 2 synthetic scenarios, where interruption events were randomly generated over the transport network. The results found were analyzed as well as compared to the no interruptions benchmark scenario. It has shown that if there was information available for all road users it would result in best route decisions and consequently would save resources for the whole transport system.

Keywords

Dynamic Transport Network ITS Transport Simulation Transport Crisis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Mirian Buss Gonçalves
    • 1
  • Edson Tadeu Bez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Production and Systems EngineeringFederal University of Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of Vale do ItajaíSão JoséBrazil

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