© 2001

Mathematical Methods on Optimization in Transportation Systems

  • Matti Pursula
  • Jarkko Niittymäki

Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Public Transport Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leena Suhl, Taïeb Mellouli, Claus Biederbick, Johannes Goecke
      Pages 3-16
    3. Thomas Siefer, Dirk Hauptmann
      Pages 37-47
    4. Ricardo García, Angel Marín
      Pages 49-79
    5. Stefan Nickel, Anita Schöbel, Tim Sonneborn
      Pages 95-107
  3. General Transport Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Richard Clegg, Arthur Clune, Mike Smith
      Pages 133-145
    3. Janet Clegg, Yanling Xiang
      Pages 161-174
    4. Manuel A. Gomez-Suarez, Luis P. Pedreira-Andrade, J. Antonio Seijas-Macias
      Pages 175-186
    5. Jari Kurri, Juha Mikola, Nina Karasmaa
      Pages 203-223

About this book


This book contains selected papers from the presentations given at the 7th EURO-Working Group Meeting on 'Iransportation, which took place at the Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Finland, during August 2-4, 1999. Altogether 31 presentations were given and 14 full papers have been selected in this publication through a peer review process coordinated by the editors. The papers in this book cover a wide range of transportation problems from the simulation of railway traffic to optimum congestion tolling and mode choice modeling with stated preference data. In general, the variety of papers clearly demonstrates the wide areas of interest of people who are involved in the research of transportation systems and their operation. They as well demonstrate the importance and possibilities of modeling and theoretical approaches in the analysis of transportation systems and problem solving. Most of the papers are purely theoretical in nature, that is, they present a theoretical model with only a hypothetical example of applica­ tion. There are, however, some papers, which are closer to the practice or describe applications of and give interesting results of studies made by known methodologies. It is especially noteworthy, that half of the accepted papers deal with planning and operation of public transport.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Matti Pursula
    • 1
  • Jarkko Niittymäki
    • 1
  1. 1.Helsinki University of TechnologyEspooFinland

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