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Traffic Simulation and Data

Validation Methods and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Winnie Daamen, Christine Buisson, Serge P. Hoogendoorn

CRC Press

262 pages

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A single source of information for researchers and professionals, Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications offers a complete overview of traffic data collection, state estimation, calibration and validation for traffic modelling and simulation. It derives from the Multitude Project-a European Cost Action project that incorpo

Table of Contents

Introduction. Data collection techniques. Data processing and enhancement techniques. Calibration and validation principles. Sensitivity analysis. Network model calibration studies. Validation. Conclusions. References. Appendices.

About the Editors

Winnie Daamen is an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology. Her research interests have developed from pedestrian behavior and modeling into traffic flow theory and simulation of vehicular traffic and vessel traffic. She also studies and predicts encounters of vessels in ports and waterways using similar technologies.

Christine Buisson is a directrice de recherche at IFSTTAR in Lyon, France. Her current research focuses on detailed freeway traffic flow data collection methods, and on the understanding of how microscopic behavior of driver-vehicle pairs (lane changes, accelerations, etc.) and their variability determines global traffic behavior.

Serge Hoogendoorn is a professor at Delft University of Technology. In recent years his research has centered on (i) theory, modelling, and simulation of multi-class traffic and transportation networks; (ii) development of methods for integrated control of these networks (regional network management, crowd management); (iii) impact of uncertainty of travel behavior and network operations; (iv) impact of ICT (information, driver support, etc.) on network flow operations, and (v) fundamentals of traffic network dynamics. In all these topics, his work has focused on both recurrent and emergency situations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
POL002000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
TEC009160
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Transport