ON THE ROBUSTNESS OF CERTAIN ASSUMPTIONS IN THE MERGING DELAY PROBLEM

EARLY STUDIES OF THE PROBLEM OF MERGING DELAY AT AN UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTION USED THE ASSUMPTION OF A STEP GAP ACCEPTANCE FUNCTION. MANY MEASUREMENTS EXIST OF GAP ACCEPTANCE FUNCTIONS THAT ARE NOT OF THIS FORM. THE AUTHORS EXAMINE THE THEORETICAL CONSEQUENCES OF REPLACING A REALISTIC GAP ACCEPTANCE FUNCTION BY ONE THAT IS A STEP FUNCTION, AND SHOW THAT SEVERAL IMPORTANT PARAMETERS ARE RELATIVELY INSENSITIVE TO THE CHANGE, WHEN THE MAIN STREAM OF TRAFFIC FOLLOWS A POISSON DISTRIBUTION. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 4, No 2, PP 125-139
  • Corporate Authors:

    System Development Corporation

    2500 Colorado Avenue
    Santa Monica, CA  USA  90409
  • Authors:
    • Blumenfeld, D E
    • Weiss, G H
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  • Accession Number: 00227283
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 8 1971 12:00AM