human control

An experiment was carried out at a proving ground. 30 cars were asked to drive around a figure-of-eight circuit with a traffic light controlled junction in the centre. There were four runs of this experiment. In the first three the junction was controlled by an optimised fixed-time controller. In the fourth a human "controller" switched the lights remotely from a laptop

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Get the data

Lots of data were recorded during this experiment from GPS sensors within the vehicles and from track-side bluetooth detectors. If you're interested in the data you can download it