Transportation Networks: Recent Methodological Advances

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Overview

This volume comprises twenty papers originally presented at the 4th Meeting of the EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) held in Newcastle. Bringing together academics, consultants and civil servants with a shared interest in the application of Operational Research techniques for solving transport problems, this collection addresses key recent developments in the theory and applications of transportation science, particularly those based on or methods such as optimisation, mathematical programming, stimulation, and artificial intelligence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080430522
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/20/1999
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Descent Methods of Calculating Locally Optimal Signal Controls and Prices in Multi-Modal and Dynamic Transportation Networks 9
Analysis of Traffic Models for Dynamic Equilibrium Traffic Assignment 35
An Efficient Algorithm for the Continuous Network Loading Problem: A DYNALOAD Implementation 51
Considering Travelers' Risk-Taking Behavior in Dynamic Traffic Assignment 67
Price-Directive Traffic Management: Applications of Side Constrained Traffic Equilibrium Models 83
Improved Algorithms for Calibrating Gravity Models 99
The Stability of Stochastic User Equilibrium with a Given Set of Route Information 115
Traffic Equilibrium in a Dynamic Gravity Model and a Dynamic Trip Assignment Model 129
Foundations of a Theory of Disequilibrium Network Design 143
The Continuous Equilibrium Optimal Network Design Problem: A Genetic Approach 163
Continuous Equilibrium Network Design Problem with Elastic Demand: Derivative-Free Solution Methods 175
A Column Generation Approach to Bus Driver Scheduling 195
Stochastic Network Models and Solution Methods for Dynamic Fleet Management Problems 209
Periodic Shipping Strategies for the Minimization of the Logistic Costs 223
An Algorithm for the Combined Distribution and Assignment Model 239
Assessing the Performance of Artificial Neural Network Incident Detection Models 255
Reliability Measures of an Origin and Destination Pair in a Deteriorated Road Network with Variable Flows 273
Variational Inequality Model of Ideal Dynamic User-Optimal Route Choice 289
Travel Times Computation for Dynamic Assignment Modelling 303
Author index 319
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