DEVS-Based Modeling and Simulation for Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • S.-D. Chi
  • J.-K. Lee


This paper presents the DEVS-based traffic simulation methodology for intelligent transportation systems. To do this, we have proposed the four-layered approach on the basis of object-oriented programming environment; (i) hierarchical, modular, and distributed modeling & simulation layer, (ii) model abstraction layer, (iii) microscopic and macroscopic traffic modeling layer, and (iv) ITS simulation system layer. It supports an intelligent, interacted, and integrated transportation simulation environment based on the distributed DEVS formalism. So that it can provide a convenient means for evaluating the alternative signal control strategies at the operation level of advanced traffic management systems and for generating the simulation-based forecasting information for advanced traveler information systems. The I3D2 Transportation Simulation System, which has been developed to address the proposed methodology, is briefly introduced.


Intelligent Transportation System Traffic Simulation Advanced Traveler Information System Traffic Simulation Model Macroscopic Traffic 
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