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Prof. Adrian Olaru
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
I'm happy to take on the position of editor in chief of IJMO. It's a journal that shows promise of becoming a recognized journal in the area of modelling and optimization. I'll work together with the editors to help it progress.
IJMO 2013 Vol.3(2): 172-175 ISSN: 2010-3697
DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2013.V3.261

Modeling and Simulation of Urban Traffic Signals

Khodakaram Salimifard and Mehdi Ansari
Abstract—Traffic signals play a vital role in effective traffic management. In this paper we apply Arena simulation tool box for modeling and simulation of urban traffic signal system. It has been shown that Arena could be used in simulation of traffic signals system, despite the fact that Arena is not designed for modeling urban traffic signal control. We presented a non-trivial case study to illustrate how Arena is capable of modeling traffic systems.

Index Terms—Urban traffic, traffic lights, discrete event simulation, Arena software.

Khodakaram Salimifard is with the Department of Industrial Management, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr 75168 Iran (e-mail: salimifard@ pgu.ac.ir).
Mehdi Ansari was with the Department of Industrial Management, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr 75168 Iran (e-mail: m20264ansari@yahoo.com).


Cite:Khodakaram Salimifard and Mehdi Ansari, "Modeling and Simulation of Urban Traffic Signals," International Journal of Modeling and Optimization vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 172-175, 2013.

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