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Traffic and Granular Flow ' 07

Editors: Appert-Rolland, C., Chevoir, F., Gondret, P., Lassarre, S., Lebacque, J.-P., Schreckenberg, M. (Eds.)

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This book covers several research fields, all of which deal with transport. Three main topics are treated: road traffic, granular matter, and biological transport. Different points of view, i.e. modelling, simulations, experiments, and phenomenological observations, are considered. Sub-topics include: highway or urban vehicular traffic (dynamics of traffic, macro/micro modelling, measurements, data analysis, security issues, psychological issues),  pedestrian traffic, animal traffic (e.g. social insects), collective motion in biological systems (molecular motors...), granular flow (dense flows, intermittent flows, solid/liquid transition, jamming, force networks, fluid and solid friction), networks (biological networks, urban traffic, the internet, vulnerability of networks, optimal transport networks) and cellular automata applied to the various aforementioned fields.

Table of contents (84 chapters)

Table of contents (84 chapters)
  • Modelling of Traffic Flow from an Engineer’s Perspective

    Pages 3-17

    Chakroborty, Partha (et al.)

  • Cellular Automaton Approach to Highway Traffic: What do we Know?

    Pages 19-34

    Schadschneider, Andreas

  • Replications in Stochastic Traffic Flow Models: Incremental Method to Determine Sufficient Number of Runs

    Pages 35-44

    Chiabaut, Nicolas (et al.)

  • Capacity and Capacity Drop of a Revolving Door

    Pages 45-54

    Daamen, Winnie (et al.)

  • Risk Index Modeling for Real-Time Motorway Traffic Crash Prediction

    Pages 55-64

    Haj-Salem, Habib (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Traffic and Granular Flow ' 07
Editors
  • Cecile Appert-Rolland
  • François Chevoir
  • Philippe Gondret
  • Sylvain Lassarre
  • Jean-Patrick Lebacque
  • Michael Schreckenberg
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-77074-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-77074-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-77073-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09580-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 758
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