Development of Cellular Automata for Simulation of the Crossroads Model with a Traffic Detection System

  • Krzysztof Małecki
  • Stanisław Iwan
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 329)


Cellular automata are considered by some researchers as one of the computer science areas, which is an artificial intelligence. Even though their history goes back to the forties of the last century, much attention is still paid to the use of cellular automata in the process of testing and simulation of different phenomena. The universality of cellular automata led to their application in many areas such as: physics and traffic modeling. The authors present the achievements in the traffic modeling field and formulate a new traffic model. This new model helps to simulate the traffic at the crossroads of two-lane and two-way roads. In addition, the authors present some aspects of the prepared system, which enables to model any area (intersections and roads) and to carry out the traffic simulations in a microscopic scale.


cellular automata crossroads model simulation traffic detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Małecki
    • 1
  • Stanisław Iwan
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland
  2. 2.Maritime University of SzczecinSzczecinPoland

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