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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 639865, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/639865
Research Article

Analyzing the Diverging Diamond Interchange Using Discrete Event Simulation

1Department of Civil Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
2Center for Management and Economic Research, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
3Department of Computer Science, University of Hamburg, Vogt-Keolln-Straße 30, 22527 Hamburg, Germany

Received 23 April 2012; Revised 19 October 2012; Accepted 20 October 2012

Academic Editor: Azah Mohamed

Copyright © 2012 Michael Anderson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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