TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Jain, Rajat; Smith, J. Macgregor
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Transportation Science;Nov97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p324
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
4452747

 

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