Self-organized natural roads for predicting traffic flow: a sensitivity study

  title={Self-organized natural roads for predicting traffic flow: a sensitivity study},
  author={Bing Jiang and Sijian Zhao and Junjun Yin},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
In this paper, we extended road-based topological analysis to both nationwide and urban road networks, and concentrated on a sensitivity study with respect to the formation of self-organized natural roads based on the Gestalt principle of good continuity. Both annual average daily traffic (AADT) and global positioning system (GPS) data were used to correlate with a series of ranking metrics including five centrality-based metrics and two PageRank metrics. It was found that there exists a… 

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    Int. J. Geogr. Inf. Sci.
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