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A Marine Traffic Flow Model
1 Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
ABSTRACT: A model is developed for studying marine traffic flow through classical traffic flow theories, which can provide us with a better understanding of the phenomenon of traffic flow of ships. On one hand, marine traffic has its special features and is fundamentally different from highway, air and pedestrian traffic. The existing traffic models cannot be simply extended to marine traffic without addressing marine traffic features. On the other hand, existing literature on marine traffic focuses on one ship or two ships but does not address the issues in marine traffic flow.
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Citation note:
Yip T.L.: A Marine Traffic Flow Model. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 7, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.07.01.14, pp. 109-113, 2013

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