Smart Pedestrian Crossing Management at Traffic Light Junctions through a Fuzzy-Based Approach
AbstractIn the last few years, numerous research efforts have been conducted to merge the Internet of Things (IoT) with smart city environments. The goal to make a city “smart” is arising as a possible solution to lessen the issues caused by the urban population growth and fast urbanization. Attention also has focused on the pedestrian crossings because they are one of the most dangerous places in the transport field. Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) can undoubtedly be an excellent support in developing infrastructures that can best manage pedestrian crossing. For this reason, this paper introduces a fuzzy logic-based solution able to manage dynamically the traffic lights’ phases in signalized pedestrian crossings. The proposed approach provides the possibility to change the phases of the traffic light taking into account the time of the day and the number of pedestrians about to cross the road. The paper presents a thorough description of the fuzzy logic controller configuration, an in-depth analysis of the application scenario and simulative assessments obtained through Vissim simulations. View Full-Text
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Pau, G.; Campisi, T.; Canale, A.; Severino, A.; Collotta, M.; Tesoriere, G. Smart Pedestrian Crossing Management at Traffic Light Junctions through a Fuzzy-Based Approach. Future Internet 2018, 10, 15.
Pau G, Campisi T, Canale A, Severino A, Collotta M, Tesoriere G. Smart Pedestrian Crossing Management at Traffic Light Junctions through a Fuzzy-Based Approach. Future Internet. 2018; 10(2):15.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pau, Giovanni; Campisi, Tiziana; Canale, Antonino; Severino, Alessandro; Collotta, Mario; Tesoriere, Giovanni. 2018. "Smart Pedestrian Crossing Management at Traffic Light Junctions through a Fuzzy-Based Approach." Future Internet 10, no. 2: 15.
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