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Time-dependent queueing at road junctions: Observation and prediction


  • Kimber, R. M.
  • Daly, P. N.


Measurements of queue lengths and vehicle delays have been used to test the predictions of time-dependent queueing models. Observations were made at eight public road sites for a number of peak periods at each site. In all, sixty-eight peaks were studied. The model predictions of the time-dependent trials-average queues and delays agreed with the observations within the limits set by day-to-day variability for seven of the sites, but for the eighth there was consistent overprediction.

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  • Kimber, R. M. & Daly, P. N., 1986. "Time-dependent queueing at road junctions: Observation and prediction," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 187-203, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transb:v:20:y:1986:i:3:p:187-203

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    1. Schwarz, Justus Arne & Selinka, Gregor & Stolletz, Raik, 2016. "Performance analysis of time-dependent queueing systems: Survey and classification," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 170-189.

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