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Congestion-Aware Routing (Car): Vehicular Traffic Routing Based on Real-Time Road Occupancy Estimates

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Title

Congestion-Aware Routing (Car): Vehicular Traffic Routing Based on Real-Time Road Occupancy Estimates

Description

This work addresses the problem of routing vehicular traffic on road networks. Fair routing is effected using real-time data acquired from a sensor network superimposed on road networks.

Creator

Wilson, M.; Boateng, K.O.

Date

2018

Language

English

Abstract

This work addresses the problem of routing vehicular traffic on road networks. Fair routing is effected using real-time data acquired from a sensor network superimposed on road networks. Routing information is in the form of which route provides the fastest set of interlinked road segments between any departure-destination pair of nodes. The work adopts Dijkstra’s Shortest Path First (SPF) routing algorithm and derives a suitable routing metric from road occupancy data as a major contribution of this work that makes the SPF algorithm applicable to vehicular traffic routing on road networks. Also, a hypothetical road network and a corresponding Mobile App is used to illustrate our novel vehicular traffic routing algorithm. It is shown in this work that the method is more practical and easier to realize than a method in literature — Spatial and Traffic Aware Vehicular Routing (STAR).

Bibliographic Citation

Wilson, M., & Boateng, K. O. (2018). Congestion-Aware Routing (CAR): Vehicular Traffic Routing based on Real-Time Road Occupancy Estimates. Ghana Journal of Science, 59, 5-22.

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Citation

Wilson, M.; Boateng, K.O., “Congestion-Aware Routing (Car): Vehicular Traffic Routing Based on Real-Time Road Occupancy Estimates,” CSIRSpace, accessed May 26, 2024, http://cspace.csirgh.com/items/show/420.