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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 407512, 10 pages
Research Article

Intersection Group Dynamic Subdivision and Coordination at Intraregional Boundaries in Sudden Disaster

1State Key Laboratory of Automobile Dynamic Simulation, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China
2College of Transportation, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China

Received 6 June 2014; Accepted 17 August 2014

Academic Editor: Huimin Niu

Copyright © 2015 Ciyun Lin 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.


This paper aims at the traffic flow agglomeration effect characteristics and rapid evacuation requirement in sudden disaster; operation time of intraregional boundaries traffic signal coordination was presented firstly. Then intraregional boundaries intersection group dynamic subdivision and consolidation method based on relative similarity degree and similarity coefficient of adjacent intersections was put forward. As to make the traffic control strategy adapt to traffic condition of different intraregional boundaries intersection groups, this paper proposes an intraregional boundaries traffic signal coordination and optimization technology based on organic computing theory. Finally, this paper uses Delphi 7.0, MapX, and Oracle developing a software package, combined with Paramics V6 Simulator to validate the methods of this paper. The result shows that it can obviously improve disaster affected regional traffic signal control efficiency which reduces average traffic delay by 30–35%, decreases vehicle queue by more than 20% and reduces evacuation time more than 13.06%.