Towards a New Evolutionary Algorithm for the Minimum Tollbooth Problem

  • Pavel KrömerEmail author
  • Jana Nowaková
  • Martin Hasal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11280)


Minimum tollbooth problem is a well–known hard optimization problem from the area of intelligent transportation systems. It consists in the search for a set of optimum locations of a fixed number of tollbooths in a road network so that the behaviour of road users is affected in a way that mitigates the congestions in the network. In this short paper, we summarize the problem, outline the design of an evolutionary algorithm to solve it, and provide an initial computational evaluation of the feasibility of the proposed approach.



This work was supported by the Czech Science Foundation under the grant no. GJ16-25694Y, by the European Regional Development Fund under the project AI&Reasoning (reg. no. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/15_003/0000466), and by the project SP2018/126 of the Student Grant System, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceVŠB Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  2. 2.IT4InnovationsVŠB Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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