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Agent-Based Traffic Simulation Using SUMO and JADE: An Integrated Platform for Artificial Transportation Systems

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Simulation of Urban Mobility (SUMO 2013)

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The rapid and ever-increasing population and urban activities have imposed a massive demand to Urban Transportation Systems (UTS). These systems were not prepared for such events, so traffic congestion and defective metropolitan systems were a direct consequence of such a shortcoming. The explosion of the computing technology brought together expertise from different scientific and technical disciplines giving birth to new computing and communication paradigms. Taking advantage of modelling and simulation technologies we have devised a framework that combines the characteristics of the Multi-Agent System Development Framework, JADE, and the microscopic traffic simulator, SUMO, for the development and appraisal of multi-agent traffic solutions in contemporary transportation systems. Therefore we present a tool that can be useful to researchers and practitioners for implementing agent-based traffic control and management solutions as well as heterogeneous Artificial Societies (AS) of drivers immersed in rather realistic traffic environments.

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This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD/67202/2009.

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Soares, G., Kokkinogenis, Z., Macedo, J.L., Rossetti, R.J.F. (2014). Agent-Based Traffic Simulation Using SUMO and JADE: An Integrated Platform for Artificial Transportation Systems. In: Behrisch, M., Krajzewicz, D., Weber, M. (eds) Simulation of Urban Mobility. SUMO 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 8594. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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