University of Huddersfield developing city-scale traffic flow management system that ‘thinks for itself’


 

The University of Huddersfield is investigating a ‘gridlock-busting’ system that uses Artificial Intelligence to keep traffic flowing in large cities. According to the university, there are some intelligent systems already on the market that monitor flow and respond by automatically controlling traffic signals, but they can only cover a restricted area. A research group at Huddersfield named Park (planning, autonomy and representation of knowledge) is developing a system that can control huge areas of a city’s transport network, populated by upwards […]