Analyse des modèles de poursuite et de changement de bande

  • Fabian Bastin

    Student thesis: Master typesMaster in Mathematics


    This work propose a survey of two important components of traffic simulation models: car following and lane changing. A intensive review of the literature have been made, and an attempt to classify these models have been undertaken. The characteristics, advantages and drawbacks have been set in evidence. For a better comparison, a simulation program was also created to test car-following models. We used it to see how a few vehicles progress within a small network. Concerning the lane-changing problem, the study was more theoretical. A distinction has been made between deterministic and probabilistic models, and several propositions have been expressed for future research, specially about the probabilistic approach.
    Date of AwardJun 1999
    Original languageFrench
    SupervisorPhilippe TOINT (Supervisor) & Eric Cornelis (Co-Supervisor)

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