# Asymmetric optimal-velocity car-following model

Published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2015

Recommended citation: Xihua Xu, John Z. F. Pang, Christopher Monterola (2015). "Asymmetric optimal-velocity car-following model." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. http://j-pang.github.io/files/phyA2015_aov.pdf

An asymmetric optimal velocity model is proposed for car-following theory, where the asymmetry between the acceleration and the deceleration is represented by the exponential function with an asymmetrical factor, which agrees with published experiments.