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Traffic speed distributions and estimation

  • R. J. Salter
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Abstract

One of the fundamental parameters for describing traffic flow is the speed, either of individual vehicles or of the traffic stream. It is of importance in work connected with the theory of traffic flow because of the fundamental connection between speed, flow and concentration when the movement of a traffic stream is being considered.

Keywords

Journey Time Traffic Flow Class Limit Class Interval Traffic Stream 
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References

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    J. G. Wardrop, Some theoretical aspects of road traffic research, Proc. Instn Civ. Engrs 2 (Pt 1) (1952), 2, 325–62Google Scholar
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    D.J. Finney, Probit analysis, a statistical treatment of the signed response curve, Cambridge University Press (1947)Google Scholar
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    J.G. Wardrop and G. Charlesworth, A method of estimating speed and flow of traffic from a moving vehicle, J. Instn Civ. Engrs, 3 (Pt 2) (1954), 158–71Google Scholar

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© Y. Salter and N. B. Hounsell 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Salter
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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