Decentralized control strategies for transportation systems

@article{Fay2005DecentralizedCS,
  title={Decentralized control strategies for transportation systems},
  author={Alexander Fay and Ingrid Fischer},
  journal={2005 International Conference on Control and Automation},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={898-903 Vol. 2}
}
The transport of baggage through airports by means of individual vehicles imposes severe challenges on a central control system. In this paper, a decentralised control concept is described, which can overcome the deficiencies of central control systems. The decentralised concept consists of (a) a market-based strategy for the assignment of transportation tasks to vehicles and (b) a vehicle routing mechanism in analogy to internet data routing mechanisms. Extensive simulation tests show that… CONTINUE READING

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