The Integrated Network Management (INM) framework

Hai L. Vu, Serge P. Hoogendoorn, Erik-Sander Smits, Manoj Panda, Hendrik Zurlinden, Vincent Vong, Paul Lam

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The Integrated Network Management (INM) framework forms the basis for a practical large scale coordinated regional network traffic management system underpinned by emerging intelligent transport system (ITS) technologies. The INM concept and architecture were first proposed by Delft Univ. of Technology (TUD) with ongoing research activities in collaboration with and led by Swinburne Univ. of Technology (Swinburne) in partnership with the Victorian government road authority (VicRoads) focusing on the Melbourne metropolitan network. The INM system represents the first comprehensive ITS-based traffic management system ever deployed in large scale, sited in Amsterdam, which went live in 2013. The INM enables an automated and coordinated traffic control of a combined urban and freeway network consisting of arterials, corridors and freeways and is equally suitable for supply and demand management. Further pilots of the INM system are currently proposed for locations including Melbourne (Australia) and some cities in China (Beijing, Changsha), and partnerships with government and industry are being sought to enable these field deployments. This technical paper provides an overview of the INM framework and describes the proposed control strategies as well as presents some preliminary results obtained from our study of the
INM system toward its pilot deployment in Melbourne.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication23rd ITS World Congress
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventWorld Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2016 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 10 Oct 201614 Oct 2016
Conference number: 23rd (Conference Program)


ConferenceWorld Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2016
Abbreviated titleITS 2016
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