Modeling multi-lane traffic flow with queuing effects

@article{Helbing1997ModelingMT,
  title={Modeling multi-lane traffic flow with queuing effects},
  author={Dirk Helbing},
  journal={Physica A-statistical Mechanics and Its Applications},
  year={1997},
  volume={242},
  pages={175-194}
}
  • D. Helbing
  • Published 1997
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • Physica A-statistical Mechanics and Its Applications
On the basis of assumptions about the behavior of driver-vehicle units concerning acceleration, deceleration, overtaking, and lane-changing maneuvers, a gas-kinetic traffic model for unidirectional multi-lane freeways is constructed. Queuing effects are explicitly taken into account in an overall manner. The resulting model is a generalization of Paveri-Fontana's Boltzmann-like traffic model and allows the derivation of macroscopic traffic equations for interacting lanes, including velocity… Expand
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