Automated systems for urban traffic control have gained prominence over the past 25 years. During this period, many different types of systems and methods of implementation have been tried. This article examines one of the latest methods of implementing urban traffic control, viz. the use of microcomputers in a multilevel distributed control system. It consists of a hierarchy of local intersection controllers, master controllers, and network processors.

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  • Authors:
    • Sanderson, L B
    • Lord, J C
  • Publication Date: 1978-11

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  • Pagination: p. 30-32
  • Serial:
    • IEEE Spectrum
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • ISSN: 0018-9235

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  • Accession Number: 00194001
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 26 1979 12:00AM