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The Impact of Vehicular Networks on Urban Networks

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ABSTRACT

The objective of this paper is to study the impact of a vehicular network on a physical (road) network consisting of several intersections controlled by traffic lights. The vehicular network is considered to be a random graph superimposed on a regular Hamiltonian graph. The two graphs are connected by hyperlinks. The evolution of traffic at intersections given the existence of vehicular networks is measured by the method of reflective triangles.

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Khoshyaran, M. (2014) The Impact of Vehicular Networks on Urban Networks. Journal of Transportation Technologies, 4, 303-314. doi: 10.4236/jtts.2014.44027.

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