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Extended Batches Petri Nets Based System for Road Traffic Management in WSNs

AMIPS, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Mohammed V University of Rabat, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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This paper is an extended version of Riouali, Y.; Benhlima, L.; Bah, S. Toward a Global WSN-Based System to manage road traffic. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Future Networks and Distributed Systems, Cambridge, UK, 19–20 July 2017.
J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2017, 6(4), 30; https://doi.org/10.3390/jsan6040030
Received: 1 October 2017 / Revised: 21 November 2017 / Accepted: 28 November 2017 / Published: 4 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sensors and Actuators in Smart Cities)
One of the most critical issues in modern cities is transportation management. Issues that are encountered in this regard, such as traffic congestion, high accidents rates and air pollution etc., have pushed the use of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies in order to facilitate the traffic management. Seen in this perspective, this paper brings forward a road traffic management system based on wireless sensor networks; it introduces the functional and deployment architecture of the system and focuses on the analysis component that uses a new extension of batches Petri nets for modeling road traffic flow. A real world implementation of visualization and data analysis components were carried out. View Full-Text
Keywords: road traffic modelling; petri net; architecture; wireless sensor networks (WSN); traffic congestion; traffic management; traffic monitoring road traffic modelling; petri net; architecture; wireless sensor networks (WSN); traffic congestion; traffic management; traffic monitoring
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Riouali, Y.; Benhlima, L.; Bah, S. Extended Batches Petri Nets Based System for Road Traffic Management in WSNs. J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2017, 6, 30.

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