A Simplified Real-Time Road Network Model Considering Intersection Delay and its Application on Vehicle Navigation

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The complexity of a real road network structure of a city and the variability of its real traffic information make a city’s intelligent transportation system (ITS) hard to meet the needs of the city’s vehicle navigation. This paper has proposed a simplified real-time road network model which can take into account the influence of intersection delay on the guidance for vehicles but avoid the calculation of intersection delay and troublesome collection of a city’s traffic data. Based on the new model, a navigation system has been presented, which can plan a dynamic optimal path for a vehicle according to the real-time traffic data received periodically from the city’s traffic center. A simulated experiment has been given. Compared with previous real-time road network models, the new model is much simpler and more effective on the calculation of vehicle navigation.

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Edited by:

Qi Luo

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1959-1965

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.58-60.1959

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Z. Y. Zhu et al., "A Simplified Real-Time Road Network Model Considering Intersection Delay and its Application on Vehicle Navigation", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 58-60, pp. 1959-1965, 2011

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June 2011

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