Method for the reliable shortest path search in time-dependent stochastic networks and its application to GIS-based traffic control
A.A. Agafonov, V.V. Myasnikov


Samara State Aerospace University, Samara, Russia,
Image Processing Systems Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Samara, Russia

Full text of article: Russian language.


A reliable shortest path problem in time-dependent stochastic networks is considered in this paper. We develop and research a method for reliable routing that uses actual and forecast information of traffic flow parameters. We compare the performance of the proposed algorithm with that of a well-known algorithm on a real traffic network in the city of Samara, Russia. On the basis of computing experiments it is shown that while being a bit more computationally challenging, the proposed method increases the possibility of successfully solving the shortest path problem in a time-dependent stochastic network.

reliable shortest path, adaptive routing, time-dependent network, stochastic network.

Agafonov AA, Myasnikov VV. Method for the reliable shortest path search in time-dependent stochastic networks and its application to GIS-based traffic control. Computer Optics 2016; 40(2): 275-283. – DOI: 10.18287/2412-6179-2016-40-2-275-283.


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