Solution of a Traffic Network Problem by Using A Continuous-Time Distributed Algorithm

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Çiftçi O. , Cihan O.

21. Ulusal Otomatik Kontrol Konferansı, cilt.1, ss.556-561, 2019 (Düzenli olarak gerçekleştirilen hakemli kongrenin bildiri kitabı)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Dergi Adı: 21. Ulusal Otomatik Kontrol Konferansı
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.556-561


In this paper, we investigate the solution of a traffic network problem by using a continuous-time distributed algorithm designed for solution of linear equations in the form of Ax = b. We express the traffic network problem as the solution of a linear equation defined in a multi-agent  system where each agent knows a single line of the equation system and aims to find the unique solution. In the traffic network, sensors are  able to measure the number of vehicles passing in front of them in unit time, and try to determine the number of vehicles passing from each  route in unit time, assuming that sensors can share data with neighboring sensors close to them. Simulation studies have shown that the  raffic network problem can be solved when the underlying topology of the network is time varying and repeatedly jointly strongly connected.