A behavioural car-following model that captures traffic oscillations
Chen, Danjue, Laval, Jorge, Zheng, Zuduo, & Ahn, Soyoung (2012) A behavioural car-following model that captures traffic oscillations. Transportation Research Part B Methodological, 46(6), pp. 744-761.
This paper presents a behavioral car-following model based on empirical trajectory data that is able to reproduce the spontaneous formation and ensuing propagation of stop-and-go waves in congested traffic. By analyzing individual drivers’ car-following behavior throughout oscillation cycles it is found that this behavior is consistent across drivers and can be captured by a simple model. The statistical analysis of the model’s parameters reveals that there is a strong correlation between driver behavior before and during the oscillation, and that this correlation should not be ignored if one is interested in microscopic output. If macroscopic outputs are of interest, simulation results indicate that an existing model with fewer parameters can be used instead. This is shown for traffic oscillations caused by rubbernecking as observed in the US 101 NGSIM dataset. The same experiment is used to establish the relationship between rubbernecking behavior and the period of oscillations.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Traffic oscillations, Car-following behavior, Reaction to oscillations, Driver heterogeneity, Rubbernecking|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Elsevier Ltd.|
|Copyright Statement:||This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Transportation Research Part B Methodological. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Transportation Research Part B Methodological, [VOL: 46, ISSUE: 6, (2012)] DOI: 10.1016/j.trb.2012.01.009|
|Deposited On:||16 May 2012 12:59|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 14:42|
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