Thorsten Materne

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In this paper we establish a connection between a microscopic follow-the-leader model based on ordinary differential equations and a semidiscretization of a macroscopic continuum model based on a conservation law. Naturally, it also turns out that the natural discretization of the conservation law in Lagrangian coordinates is equivalent to a straightforward(More)
Abstract. We discuss rationales for kinetic descriptions of traffic dynamics and present a class of new models of VlasovFokker-Planck type. These models incorporate (nonlocal and time-delayed) braking and acceleration terms which are consistent with realistic time scales. Correlation assumptions are made such that braking and acceleration terms depend only(More)
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