Car path tracking in traffic flow networks with bounded buffers at junctions

Dambach, Theresa ; Göttlich, Simone ; Knapp, Stephan

Document Type: Working paper
Year of publication: 2019
Place of publication: Mannheim
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Scientific Computing (Göttlich 2011-)
Subject: 510 Mathematics
Abstract: This article deals with the modeling for an individual car path through a road network, where the dynamics is driven by a coupled system of ordinary and partial differential equations. The network is characterized by bounded buffers at junctions that allow for the interpretation of roundabouts or on-ramps while the traffic dynamics is based on first-order macroscopic equations of Lighthill-Whitham-Richards (LWR) type. Trajectories for single drivers are then influenced by the surrounding traffic and can be tracked by appropriate numerical algorithms. The computational experiments show how the modeling framework can be used as navigation device.

Dieser Eintrag ist Teil der Universitätsbibliographie.

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