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JACIII Vol.12 No.2 pp. 172-181
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2008.p0172
(2008)

Paper:

Fuzzy Logic Based Lane Change Model for Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation

Madhu Errampalli*, Masashi Okushima**, and Takamasa Akiyama**

*Graduate School of Engineering, Gifu University

**Department of Civil Engineering, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu 501-1193, Japan

Received:
March 15, 2007
Accepted:
July 20, 2007
Published:
March 20, 2008
Keywords:
fuzzy reasoning, lane change model, traffic simulation, driver behaviour
Abstract

Lane changing phenomenon is vital in representing individual vehicle behaviour in microscopic traffic simulation, yet many lane change models do not consider the uncertainties and perceptions in human behaviour that are involved in modelling lane changing. In the present study, fuzzy reasoning in lane changing model is introduced to reflect these uncertainties and perceptions to represent lane changing behaviour more realistically. The comparison of simulated results with observed data indicated that fuzzy reasoning represents driver behaviour more realistically than standard modelling. The effectiveness of the proposed technique is demonstrated in a real urban network with bus lane policy.

Cite this article as:
Madhu Errampalli, Masashi Okushima, and Takamasa Akiyama, “Fuzzy Logic Based Lane Change Model for Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.12, No.2, pp. 172-181, 2008.
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