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A real-time freeway network traffic surveillance tool

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3 Author(s)
Yibing Wang ; Dept. of Production Eng. & Manage., Tech. Univ. of Crete, Chania, Greece ; Papageorgiou, M. ; Messmer, A.

This paper presents a real-time freeway network traffic surveillance tool RENAISSANCE. Based on a stochastic macroscopic freeway network traffic flow model and the extended Kalman filter, RENAISSANCE is fed with a limited amount of real-time traffic measurements to enable a number of freeway network traffic surveillance tasks, including traffic state estimation and prediction, travel time estimation and prediction, queue tail/head/length estimation and prediction (queue tracking), and incident alarm. The paper first introduces the stochastic macroscopic freeway network traffic flow model and a real-time traffic measurement model, upon which a complete dynamic system model for freeway network traffic is established, with a special attention to the handling of some important model parameters. The addressed traffic surveillance tasks are described along with the functional architecture of RENAISSANCE. A simulation test was conducted for the tool with respect to a hypothetical freeway network example, while the traffic state estimator of RENAISSANCE was also tested with real traffic measurement data collected from a Bavarian freeway.

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Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 1 )