Dynamic parameters identification in traffic flow modeling

Pages: 190 - 199, Issue Special, August 2005

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Rinaldo M. Colombo - Dipartimento di Matematica, Via Branze, 38 – 25123 Brescia, Italy (email)
Andrea Corli - Department of Mathematics, Via Machiavelli 35, 44100 Ferrara, Italy (email)

Abstract: In this paper we review and extend some recent results in the theory of conservation laws to make them suitable for the application to problems motivated by traffic flow modeling. In particular, we consider the problem of parameter identification in continuum traffic flow models.

Keywords:  Conservation Laws, Traffic Modeling.
Mathematics Subject Classification:  Primary: 35L65; Secondary: 90B20.

Received: September 2004;      Revised: March 2005;      Published: September 2005.