A Hybrid Approach for Traffic Delay Estimation

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 771)


Traffic delay caused by traffic congestion is a major problem in developing countries as well as in developed countries. Delays occur due to technical factors (traffic volume, green light time, cycle time) and non-technical factors (weather conditions, road conditions, visibility). Plenty of research work has been presented for traffic delay estimation based on these factors. This chapter proposes a hybrid approach for traffic delay estimation for intersections and links on road networks. The proposed method incorporates a technical factor with non-technical factors. Simulation results reveal that both types of factors have a significant impact on delay estimation, and hence cannot be neglected.


Delay estimation Technical factors Non-technical factors Traffic volume Fuzzy sets 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ApplicationsNITJamshedpurIndia

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