Traffic Light Control at Isolated Intersections in Case of Heterogeneous Traffic

  • Phan Duy HungEmail author
  • Do Thai Giang
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 899)


Traffic is always a big problem in cities especially in Asian countries including Vietnam, Philippines, and India, etc. Traffic in these places is characterized by vehicles such as motorbikes, bicycles, cars, and buses while traveling on roads often without dedicated lanes. They do not follow the traffic lane and occupy any lateral position over the width of roadway depending on the availability of road space at a given instant of time. Such a transport system is called heterogeneous traffic. The issue of intelligent traffic light control thus attracts much attention. These include solutions such as controlling traffic lights in a grid, in a straight line (green wave) or controlling at intersections. This paper uses Fuzzy Logic to optimize traffic lights at an isolated intersection and in heterogeneous traffic conditions. The system is simulated on SUMO simulation software. The results of the application of fuzzy control algorithms have been remarkably effective compared to the use of fixed traffic lights.


Fuzzy logic Traffic light control Heterogeneous traffic Isolated intersection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FPT UniversityHanoiVietnam

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