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 1350-2379Full text not available from this repository.
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.
|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
|Deposited On:||12 Nov 2008 14:16|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2016 01:18|
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