Predicting Traffic Flow Based on Average Speed of Neighbouring Road Using Multiple Regression

  • Bagus PriambodoEmail author
  • Azlina Ahmad
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10645)


The prediction of traffic flow is a challenge. There are many factors that can affect traffic flow. One of the factors is an inter path relationship between neighbouring roads. For example, an individual incidents (such as accidents) may cause ripple effects (a cascading failure) which then spreads and creates a sustained traffic jam the neighbouring area. To know the relationship between road segments we propose multiple regression method to predict the traffic based on the nearby surrounding roads. The prediction factor is chosen from a high-relation road with the path to be searched. To know the relationship between roads we calculate their correlation among neighbouring roads. The results are then displayed on the map for further observation. From this study, we demonstrate that multiple regression method can be used to predict impact of speed of vehicles on neighbouring roads on traffic flows.


Traffic flow prediction Multiple regressions Traffic flow propagation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Visual InformaticsUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  2. 2.Information SystemUniversitas Mercu BuanaJakartaIndonesia

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