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Title:
TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL DEVICE, TRAFFIC SIGNAL CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/163261
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A device according to one aspect of the present invention is a traffic light control device capable of controlling the colors of traffic lights in a target intersection and a downstream intersection, the traffic light control device being provided with: an acquisition unit which acquires a row length of a row of vehicles which are passing an entrance route of the target intersection, and the length of a vacant space in a route to be traveled by the row of vehicles; and a control unit which determines, according to a comparison result between the row length and the length of the vacant space, whether to control the colors of the traffic lights, corresponding to the route to be traveled by the row of vehicles, in the downstream intersection.

Inventors:
YAMAZAKI NOBUHIRO (JP)
SAKAKIBARA HAJIME (JP)
DOI ARATA (JP)
MATSUMOTO HIROSHI (JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/045656
Publication Date:
August 29, 2019
Filing Date:
December 12, 2018
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Assignee:
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES (JP)
International Classes:
G08G1/08; G08G1/00; G08G1/081; G08G1/09
Foreign References:
JP2010211365A2010-09-24
JP2017004370A2017-01-05
JP2016115123A2016-06-23
JP2016177638A2016-10-06
JP2005071292A2005-03-17
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
SUNCREST PATENT AND TRADEMARK ATTORNEYS (JP)
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