7 May 2003 Stochastic description of traffic breakdown
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Proceedings Volume 5114, Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.491008
Event: SPIE's First International Symposium on Fluctuations and Noise, 2003, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
We present a comparison of nucleation in an isothermal-isochoric container with traffic congestion on a one-lane freeway. The analysis is based, in both cases, on the probabilistic description by stochastic master equations. Further we analyze the characteristic features of traffic breakdowns. To describe this phenomenon we apply the stochastic model regarding the jam emergence to the formation of a large car cluster on the highway.
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Reinhard Mahnke, Reinhard Mahnke, Reinhart Kuehne, Reinhart Kuehne, Jevgenijs Kaupuzs, Jevgenijs Kaupuzs, Ihor Lubashevsky, Ihor Lubashevsky, Ralf Remer, Ralf Remer, "Stochastic description of traffic breakdown", Proc. SPIE 5114, Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics, (7 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.491008; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.491008


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