Vol: 51(65) No: 3 / September 2006|
Sensor Networks Architecture for Vehicles and Pedestrians Traffic Control
Dept. of Automation and Applied Informatics, “Politehnica” University Timisoara, Bd. V. Parvan 2, 300223 Timisoara, Romania, phone: (+40) 256-40-3251, e-mail: email@example.com
Dept. of Automation and Applied Informatics, “Politehnica” University Timisoara, Bd. V. Parvan 2, 300223 Timisoara, Romania, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dept. of Automation and Applied Informatics, "Politehnica" University Timisoara, Bd. V. Parvan 2, 300223 Timisoara, Romania, e-mail: email@example.com
Keywords: wireless sensor networks, traffic decongestion, aggregation, traffic control.
In this paper we present a sensor networks architecture for urban traffic management, hierarchically structured on three layers: sensing, processing & aggregation and control. On the proposed architecture we define traffic decongestion methods for vehicles and also for pedestrians. Finally, we present a case study on how traffic control can be implemented in a concrete situation, based on the proposed architecture, pointing future directions of development.
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