Investigation the Stochastic behaviour of the Traffic Flow: A Case Study of a Section of a Road

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The stochastic behavior is one of the key for the current state of vehicles flow for the real time traffic behavior. This paper describe the study to investigate the stochastic behavior of real time traffic flow for a section of road using probability distribution fit over the section of road, the traffic data was collected for a week from 7:00 to 19:00 at the location Nawabshah Pakistan. The different distribution such as Normal, Lognormal, Weibull, Gamma, Exponential distribution was fit using MATLAB distribution fit by probability plot of traffic flow data. The same distribution was used for the goodness-of-fit tests by considering Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Kolmogorov-Smirnov modified, Anderson-Darling were used with p-values at 95% of confidence level and justification to accept the hypothesis test are accepted or rejects. The hypothesis accept for Normal, Weibull and Gamma distribution which accept the all hypothesis test and among these three accepted fit distribution the Normal probability distribution fit is most fitted distribution using the rank by p-value of the hypothesis tests.

Keywords: Traffic flow, Goodness-of-fit, Probability Distributions, Nawabshah

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2024-05-05

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Mehboob Ali Jatoi, Shakeel Ahmed Kamboh, Oshaque Ali Abro, Saeed Ahmed Rajput, & Liaquat Ali Zardari. (2024). Investigation the Stochastic behaviour of the Traffic Flow: A Case Study of a Section of a Road. VFAST Transactions on Mathematics, 12(1), 189–201. https://doi.org/10.21015/vtm.v12i1.1784