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SURTRAC: Scalable Urban Traffic Control

  title={SURTRAC: Scalable Urban Traffic Control},
  author={Stephen F. Smith and Gregory J. Barlow and Xiao-Feng Xie and Zachary B. Rubinstein},
This paper defines and evaluates a pilot implementation of a recently developed approach to real-time, adaptive traffic signal control. The pilot system, which is called SURTRAC (Scalable Urban Traffic Control), integrates concepts from traffic control theory with recent work in the field of multi-agent planning and has several important distinguishing characteristics. First, to promote scalability and reliability, SURTRAC operates in a totally decentralized manner; each intersection… 

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