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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Lawitzky, A.; Wollherr, D.; Buss, M. 
Title:
Energy Optimal Control to Approach Traffic Lights 
Abstract:
In this paper energy optimal solutions for the approach of red traffic lights are derived. As cars waste most of the fuel in city traffic and especially in queuing at traffic lights, the presented framework provides solutions to save fuel and to protect the environment. The solutions are obtained using the definition of spent physical work which has to be minimized. It covers both cases, that the time of switching of the traffic lights is known and that the time of switching can only be modeled...    »
 
Book / Congress title:
Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 
Year:
2013