Optimal Routes

  • Tönu Puu
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


Implicit in all location and land use problems, as in the rest of spatial economics, are flows of traded commodities, commuters, migrants, or of immaterial influences, such as the diffusion of innovations or business cycles.


Euler Equation Transportation Cost Great Circle Central Field Optimal Route 
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Further Reading

  1. T. Palander (1935), Beiträge zur Standortstheorie, Almqvist & Wiksell, Uppsala. H. von Stackelberg (1938), “Das Brechungsgesetz des Verkehrs”, Jahrbücher für Nationaleökonomie und Statistik 148: 680–696.Google Scholar
  2. J. G. Wardrop (1969), “Minimum-cost paths in urban areas”, Strassenbau und Strassenverkehrtechnik 86: 184–190.Google Scholar
  3. S. Angel and G. M. Hyman (1976), Urban Fields - A Geometry of Movement for Regional Science, Pion Ltd., London.Google Scholar
  4. T. Puu (1978), “On the existence of optimal paths and cost surfaces in isotropic continuous transportation models”, Environment and Palnning A 10: 1121–1130.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. T. Puu (1979), The Allocation of Road capital in Two-Dimensional Space, North-Holland, Amsterdam.Google Scholar
  6. K. C. Mosler (1987), Continuous Location of transportation Networks, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tönu Puu
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden

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