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Designing highway access control system using multi-class M/G/C/C state dependent queueing model and cross-entropy method

Title
Designing highway access control system using multi-class M/G/C/C state dependent queueing model and cross-entropy method
Authors
Wang, Y.Kim, D.Kim, S.-H.Lee, Haeng Ju
DGIST Authors
Lee, Haeng Ju
Issue Date
2017-12-03
Citation
2017 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2017, 1443-1454
Type
Conference
ISBN
9781538634288
ISSN
0891-7736
Abstract
In this paper, we consider a futuristic scenario where there exists a special lane in a segment of a highway; vehicles which wish to use the lane must send access requests ahead of time; and only the vehicles whose requests are accepted can use the lane. While some existing express lanes try to control traffic by dynamic pricing on the usage of the lanes based on consumer demand, we control traffic by accepting or rejecting access requests to the lane. Vehicle classes are defined by vehicle sizes and carry a different number of passengers. Our goal is to find an optimal allocation of the lane capacity among different vehicle classes which maximizes the long-run average passenger throughput. We use a multi-class M/G/C/C state dependent model to calculate the long-run average passenger throughput for a given allocation and use a cross-entropy method to find an optimal allocation among a large number of possible allocations. We briefly discuss how this problem formulation is applicable to general resource sharing problems and then discuss how to dynamically control acceptance/rejection of access requests to further enhance the real-time efficiency of our system. © 2017 IEEE.
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11750/6221
DOI
10.1109/WSC.2017.8247887
Publisher
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
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Collection:
ETC2. Conference Papers


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