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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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.

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