Estimation of Velocities in an Urban Segment through CTM model

Rrecaj, Arlinda and Vlera, Alimehaj and Drita, Lokaj (2021) Estimation of Velocities in an Urban Segment through CTM model. Transport for Today's Society.

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Abstract-Because of its close relationship to density and flow,
velocity play a key role in prediction of traffic parameters with
the purpose of use in real-time traffic control.
In this paper is proposed a procedure of estimation of velocities
through a macroscopic model that originates from LWR
(Lighthill-Whitham-Richards) model called Cell Transmission
Model. Beside the possibility to update the densities of cells
through time step, the CTM model enables the estimation of
evolution of the velocities thanks to some known models that
describe these relationships.
A case study in an urban segment is treated in order to estimate
velocities. Validation of these velocity values is done by
comparing the inter cell flows from CTM (Cell Transmission
Models) model and flows as function of updates velocities.
Keywords –Cell, density, inter cell flow, outflow, velocity, model

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Engineering and Technology > Other engineering and technologies
Divisions: Faculty of Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. d-r. Marija Malenkovska
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2022 21:21
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 21:21

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