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Nonminimal state space approach to multivariable ramp metering control of motorway bottlenecks

Taylor, C. James and Young, Peter C. and Chotai, Arunkumar and Whittaker, Joseph (1998) Nonminimal state space approach to multivariable ramp metering control of motorway bottlenecks. IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications, 145 (6). pp. 568-574. ISSN 1350-2379

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Abstract

The paper discusses the automatic control of motorway traffic flows utilising ramp metering, i.e. traffic lights on the on-ramp entrances. A multivariable ramp metering system is developed, based on the nonminimal state space (NMSS) approach to control system design using adaptive proportional-integral-plus, linear quadratic (PIP–LQ) optimal controllers. The controller is evaluated on a nonlinear statistical traffic model (STM) simulation of the Amsterdam motorway ring road near the Coen Tunnel.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEE Proceedings - Control Theory and Applications
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Motorway traffic flow ; Automatic control ; Ramp metering ; Non-minimal state space ; Proportional integral plus ; Linear quadratic
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code: 19480
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2008 14:16
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2016 01:18
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/19480

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