SELECTING AN OPTIMAL TRAFFIC NETWORK

FROM A LIST OF POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, THAT COMBINATION IS BEING SELECTED WHICH PRODUCES THE BEST TRAFFIC NETWORK, EVALUATED IN TERMS OF GIVEN CRITERIA. FOR SIMPLICITY, THE TIME DIMENSION WILL BE IGNORED. THE PAPER IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE MAIN SECTIONS. THE FIRST SECTION DISCUSSES THE FORMULATION OF THE CRITERIA BY WHICH THE NETWORK IS TO BE EVALUATED. THE SECOND SET OF PROJECTS IS A COMBINATORIAL PROBLEM. THE THIRD SECTION DISCUSSES THE APPLICATION OF GENERAL OPTIMISING TECHNIQUES TO NETWORK SELECTION. THE FOURTH SECTION DESCRIBES A COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR SELECTING NEW LINKS FOR A RAILWAY NETWORK. THE FINAL SECTION DESCRIBES AN EXPERIMENT WITH AN INTERACTIVE COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR NETWORK SELECTION AND EVALUATION. REFERENCES ARE MADE TO WORKS WHICH ARE BELIEVED TO REPRESENT A REASONABLE SURVEY OF THE SUBJECT. /AUTHOR/

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    • Vol 2, pp 218-231
  • Authors:
    • Stairs, S
  • Publication Date: 1968-5

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  • Accession Number: 00201607
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Traffic Systems Reviews & Abstracts
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 23 1994 12:00AM