OBTAINING TRANSPORTATION MODE UTILITIES USING THE ELIMINATION BY ASPECTS MODEL

Estimates for the utility parameters of the Elimination By Aspects (EBA) probabilistic model of human choice are obtained using a least squares fit to the observed probabilities. These heuristic estimators are considerably easier to obtain than the usual maximum likelihood estimators of the EBA parameters. The estimators and their usefulness to transportation planners are presented via a survey of transportation preferences conducted in the Milwaukee County.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Purdue Univ., Lafayette, Ind.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Marquette University

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1515 West Wisconsin Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI  United States  53233

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Purdue University

    School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    West Lafayette, IN  United States  47907
  • Authors:
    • Makowski, G G
    • Bakr, M M
    • Sinha, K C
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 32 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00137314
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTA-WI-11-0002-75-2
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM