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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013, Article ID 249726, 7 pages
Research Article

Fuzzy Multiobjective Traffic Light Signal Optimization

Department of Industrial Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Received 18 September 2012; Revised 26 March 2013; Accepted 9 April 2013

Academic Editor: Zhiping Qiu

Copyright © 2013 N. Shahsavari Pour 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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