An efficient statistical-based approach for road traffic congestion monitoring

Zeroual Abdelhafid, Fouzi Harrou, Ying Sun

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose an effective approach which has to detect traffic congestion. The detection strategy is based on the combinational use of piecewise switched linear traffic (PWSL) model with exponentially-weighted moving average (EWMA) chart. PWSL model describes traffic flow dynamics. Then, PWSL residuals are used as the input of EWMA chart to detect traffic congestions. The evaluation results of the developed approach using data from a portion of the I210-W highway in Califorina showed the efficiency of the PWSL-EWMA approach in in detecting traffic congestions.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2017 5th International Conference on Electrical Engineering - Boumerdes (ICEE-B)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781538606865
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 14 2017

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