American Journal of Applied Sciences

Traffic Signal Using Smart Agent System

Cheonshik Kim and You-Sik Hong

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2008.1487.1493

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 11

Pages 1487-1493

Abstract

In this research, we propose an electro-sensitive traffic light using the smart agent algorithm to reduce traffic congestion and traffic accidents. The multi-agent system approach can provide a new and preferable solution. The proposed method adaptively controls the cycle of traffic signals even though the traffic volume varies. Consequently, we reduce the car waiting time and start-up delay time using fuzzy control of feedback data. In particular, we have designed and implemented a system to create optimum traffic signals in congested conditions. The effectiveness of this method was shown through simulation of multiple intersections.

Copyright

© 2008 Cheonshik Kim and You-Sik Hong. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.