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Assessment of the effects of timings of dynamic lane clearance during major freeway accidents
Author(s): Kaan Ozbay; Pushkin Kachroo; Scott Mastbrook
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the problem of delay estimation in the context of incident management problem. It then provides the assessment of the effects of the timings of the dynamic lane clearance during traffic accidents. The data collection efforts conducted in Northern Virginia is also described. Finally, a simple case study is presented in order to demonstrate the difference between suing and not using the sequential lane clearance information while estimating the traffic delays due to the incidents.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3207, Intelligent Transportation Systems, (27 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300863
Show Author Affiliations
Kaan Ozbay, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
Pushkin Kachroo, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
Scott Mastbrook, Kaman Sciences Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3207:
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Marten J. de Vries; Pushkin Kachroo; Kaan Ozbay; Alan C. Chachich, Editor(s)

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