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Advanced Traffic Light Information in OpenStreetMap for Traffic Simulations

  • David RieckEmail author
  • Björn Schünemann
  • Ilja Radusch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)

Abstract

In this paper, we show the development process of a new proposed feature for OpenStreetMap (OSM) traffic light tags. We introduce the needs for such kind of information in OSM and define requirements for our simulation needs. After comparing different traffic light tagging ideas and matching them to our requirements we come to the conclusion to extend the current classic way of tagging with OSM relations, which define turn restrictions and traffic light information. As a proof of concept a plugin for the popular OSM editor JOSM is shown as well as a conversion implementation of a complex intersection from OSM to SUMO is presented.

Keywords

Traffic Light Traffic Simulation High Level Architecture Turn Restriction Advanced Traffic 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Tristan Wagner, Andreas Mentz, Andre Beyer and Rujun Wang for their valuable contribution to this paper.

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS)Automotive Services and Communication TechnologiesBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Daimler Center for Automotive Information Technology InnovationsTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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