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Modelling of Traffic Incidents in Transport
1 Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
ABSTRACT: Safety is one of the most important criteria for assessing the transport process. The traffic process in available traffic space are partly organized and planned. However, these plans are subject to numerous disturbances of probabilistic nature. These disturbances, contribute to the commission of errors by the operators of vehicles and traffic managers. They lead to traffic incidents, which under certain circumstances may transform into accidents. In the paper the method of modelling traffic incidents, using different types of Petri nets is presented. Exam-ple of the serious air traffic incident shows the opportunities offered by the application of this modelling tech-nique. In addition, the possibility of its use in maritime transport, for example, modelling of traffic at the wa-terways intersection is presented.
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Citation note:
Skorupski J.: Modelling of Traffic Incidents in Transport. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 357-365, 2012

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