Modeling Vehicular Traffic Flow using M/G/C/C State Dependent Queueing Models

Jain, Rajat; Smith, J. Macgregor
November 1997
Transportation Science;Nov97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p324
Academic Journal
In this paper, M/G/CIC state dependent queueing models are proposed for modeling and analyzing vehicular traffic flows. Congestion aspects of traffic flow are represented by introducing state dependent service rates as a function of number of vehicles on each road link. Analytical models for unidirectional and multisource flows are presented. Finally, queueing models to analytically determine the optimal capacity and performance measures of the road links are incorporated into a series of software programs available from the authors.


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