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From Goods to Traffic:First Steps Toward an Auction-based Traffic Signal Controller

Raphael, Jeffery; Maskell, Simon; Sklar, Elizabeth Ida;
Open Access English
  • Published: 21 May 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Traffic congestion is a major issue that plagues many urban road networks large and small. Traffic engineers are now leaning towards Intelligent Traffic Systems as many physical changes to road networks are costly or infeasible. Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) have become a popular paradigm for intelligent solutions to traffic management problems. There are many MAS approaches to traffic management that utilise market mechanisms. In market-based approaches, drivers “pay” to use the roadways. However, a major issue with many of these solutions is that they require technology that, as yet, does not exist or is not widely available. For example, they rely on a special so...
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