Adaptive traffic signal control using approximate dynamic programming

  title={Adaptive traffic signal control using approximate dynamic programming},
  author={Chen Cai and C. K. P. Wong and Benjamin G. Heydecker},
This paper presents a study on an adaptive traffic signal controller for real-time operation. The controller aims for three operational objectives: dynamic allocation of green time, automatic adjustment to control parameters, and fast revision of signal plans. The control algorithm is built on approximate dynamic programming (ADP). This approach substantially reduces computational burden by using an approximation to the value function of the dynamic programming and reinforcement learning to… CONTINUE READING
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