Re: [SystemSafety] underground trains without drivers

From: paul cleary < >
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:03:01 +0000

Im often intrigued when stuck in Indian traffic if their free for all, chaotic system can be optimised using vehicle to vehicle communication to assure safe separation. Something similar to Swarm algorithms used on UAVs would work a treat. Paul Cleary  > From: clearmeist_at_xxxxxx
> Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:48:11 +0700
> To: ladkin_at_xxxxxx > CC: systemsafety_at_xxxxxx > Subject: Re: [SystemSafety] underground trains without drivers
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> I think a similar concept is under development, isn't it Peter, you should know that...
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> Paul
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> On 24 Jan 2013, at 17:38, "Peter Bernard Ladkin" <ladkin_at_xxxxxx >
> > So, the big question. If moving-block systems work so well automated with trains, why wouldn't they be adaptable to organising vehicles in road traffic?
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> > I understand that there are other issues involved, that the "environment" is not clean (all those pesky kids, pensioners and cyclists!) but if the basic systems work reliably for spacing, why wouldn't they be a good start?
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