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SUMO, Open Street Maps and NS2 - A Real Traffic Simulation

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SUMO is the Simulation of Urban mobility software that enables to simulate the road traffic. Open Street map (www.openstreetmap.org)  provides the xml based .osm file for any part of the world selected through their website. #openstreetmap

#SUMO can able to convert the osm file to its native xml file. The post tells you the simulation of a real traffic network and how it is ported to #ns2 for network animation and tracing.

Step 1: Prerequisites

SUMO to be installed - in my case I installed sumo this way sudo add-apt-repository pap:sumo/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sumo sumo-doc sumo-tools
Also, Download the sumo source sumo-src-0.26.tar.gz from this link and unzip or untar it to the home directory (/home/pradeepkumar). There are some python files that are needed to generate random trips and to export xml files to tcl files. the commands sumo, sumo-gui will run only the graphical simulation. Once the software is unzipped, set the SUMO_HOME in the environment, Open /home/…