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Nonstationary Velocity Profiles for Emergency Vehicles on Automated Highways

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Charmaine Toy

DiCon Fiberoptics, Inc., Richmond, CA 94804e-mail: charm@calalumni.org

Luis Alvarez

Instituto de Ingenieria, Universidad Nacional Autȯnoma de México, Mexico City, Mexicoe-mail: alvar@pumas.iingen.unam.mx

Roberto Horowitz

, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720e-mail: horowitz@me.berkeley.edu

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 124(1), 133-140 (May 18, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1434981 History: Received May 18, 2000
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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PATH hierarchical control architecture
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One lane nonstationary velocity profile
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Time space diagram for Fig. 3
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One lane nonstationary velocity profile
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Time space diagram for Fig. 5
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Two lane nonstationary velocity profiles
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No feedback control: vehicle density versus longitudinal section
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No feedback control: vehicle velocity versus longitudinal section
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Feedback control: vehicle density versus longitudinal section
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Feedback control: vehicle velocity versus longitudinal section

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