Discovering of Synchronized Flow as a New Traffic Phase and Related Problems for Traffic Flow Modeling

  • B. S. Kerner
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 1)


A review of an empirical study of traffic phases and phase transitions in traffic flow is presented. A critical comparison of model results and results of traffic theories with of real features of traffic phase is given. A qualitative theory of congested traffic flow recently developed is discussed.


Traffic Flow Vehicle Speed Congested Traffic Free Flow Vehicle Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. S. Kerner
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  1. 1.DaimlerChrysler AGStuttgartGermany

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