SUMO’s Lane-Changing Model

  • Jakob ErdmannEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


SUMO is an open source microscopic traffic simulation. A major component of modelling microscopic vehicle behavior is the lane-changing behavior on multi-lane roads. We describe a new model which uses a 4-layered hierarchy of motivations to determine the vehicle behavior during every simulation step and motivate in which ways it improves the current lane-changing model.


Microscopic simulation Lane changing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Aerospace CenterBerlinGermany

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