**Reference:**

B. De Schutter,
"Optimal traffic light control for a single intersection,"
*Proceedings of the 1999 American Control Conference*, San
Diego, California, pp. 2195-2199, June 1999.

**Abstract:**

We consider a traffic light controlled intersection. First we
construct a model that describes the evolution of the queue lengths
(as continuous variables) in each lane. Next, we discuss how optimal
and suboptimal traffic light switching schemes (with possibly variable
cycle lengths) for this system can be determined. We also show that
for a special class of objective functions suboptimal traffic light
switching schemes can be computed very efficiently.

Corresponding technical report: pdf file (96.3 KB)

@inproceedings{DeS:98-01,

author={B. {D}e Schutter},

title={Optimal traffic light control for a single intersection},

booktitle={Proceedings of the 1999 American Control Conference},

address={San Diego, California},

pages={2195--2199},

month=jun,

year={1999}

}

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