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Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems [electronic resource] : COST Action TU1004 (TransITS) / edited by Guido Gentile, Klaus Noekel.

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dc.contributor.author Gentile, Guido. editor.
dc.contributor.author Noekel, Klaus. editor.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-01T07:03:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-01T07:03:16Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319250823
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/15719
dc.description XXXVII, 641 p. 140 illus., 38 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This book shows how transit assignment models can be used to describe and predict the patterns of network patronage in public transport systems. It provides a fundamental technical tool that can be employed in the process of designing, implementing and evaluating measures and/or policies to improve the current state of transport systems within given financial, technical and social constraints. The book offers a unique methodological contribution to the field of transit assignment because, moving beyond “traditional” models, it describes more evolved variants that can reproduce: • intermodal networks with high- and low-frequency services; • realistic behavioural hypotheses underpinning route choice; • time dependency in frequency-based models; and • assumptions about the knowledge that users have of network conditions that are consistent with the present and future level of information that intelligent transport systems (ITS) can provide. The book also considers the practical perspective of practitioners and public transport operators who need to model and manage transit systems; for example, the role of ITS is explained with regard to their potential in data collection for modelling purposes and validation techniques, as well as with regard to the additional data on network patronage and passengers’ preferences that influences the network-management and control strategies imple mented. In addition, it explains how the different aspects of network operations can be incorporated in traditional models and identifies the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. Lastly, the book provides practical information on state-of-the-art implementations of the different models and the commercial packages that are currently available for transit modelling. Showcasing original work done under the aegis of the COST Action TU1004 (TransITS), the book provides a broad readership, ranging from Master and PhD students to researchers and from policy makers to practitioners, with a comprehensive tool for understanding transit assignment models.
dc.description.tableofcontents The role of public transport in sustainable cities and regions -- Forms of public transport -- ITS technologies for public transport -- Purpose of modeling -- Data representation and collection -- Basic modelling frameworks -- Demand and supply phenomena -- Modelling the diversity and integration of transit modes -- Modeling software and advanced applications -- Future developments and research topics.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic, 2194-8119
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic, 2194-8119
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25082-3
dc.subject Engineering.
dc.subject Operations research.
dc.subject Management science.
dc.subject Transportation engineering.
dc.subject Traffic engineering.
dc.subject Engineering.
dc.subject Transportation Technology and Traffic Engineering.
dc.subject Operations Research, Management Science.
dc.subject.ddc 629.04 23
dc.subject.lcc TA1001-TA1280
dc.subject.lcc HE331-HE380
dc.subject.other Engineering (Springer-11647)
dc.title Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems [electronic resource] : COST Action TU1004 (TransITS) / edited by Guido Gentile, Klaus Noekel.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-25082-3
dc.description.edition 1st ed. 2016.
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-25082-3
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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