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Dynamic Updating of Inter-Urban Traffic Network Models Using Conditional Independence Relationships

  • Joe Whittaker
  • Simon Garside
  • Karel Lindveld
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Abstract

Traffic counts from conductance loops embedded in the road surface of motorway networks are now being wired to local and distant processors. The loops generate a stream of volumes and velocities, classified by vehicle type and lane, at a large number of monitoring stations on the network. Ways of exploiting this stochastic information, in particular for estimating current and predicting future travel times, are discussed.

Keywords

State Space Model Motorway Network Link Travel Time Fundamental Diagram Downstream Link 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joe Whittaker
    • 1
  • Simon Garside
    • 1
  • Karel Lindveld
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentLancaster University and Hague Consulting GroupUSA

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