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By Yang Chen, Michael Florian (auth.), Professor Dr. Lucio Bianco, Professor Dr. Paolo Toth (eds.)

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ISBN-13: 9783642852565

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This quantity is a compendium of papers awarded in the course of the moment TRlennal Symposium on Transportation research (TRISTAN II) that came about in Capri, Italy on June 23-28, 1994. The Symposium was once prepared by means of the Progetto Finalizzato Trasporti and the Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica of the Italian nationwide study Council together with the Italian Operations examine Society. the aim of this sort of conferences is to periodically permit an trade of perspectives and findings via scientists within the box of transportation research tools and instruments. for this reason, the papers offered handled quite a lot of issues and canopy different facets of transportation research. the cloth contained during this booklet supplies specific emphasis to the improvement of mathematical modelling and algorithms. This improvement is because of the evolution of electronic pcs and the continual raise of the computing energy. in truth the necessity of fixing huge scale difficulties (crew scheduling, community site visitors keep watch over, toxins tracking and control,. and so on ... ) consists of in a few case, hundreds of thousands of variables and for that reason subtle mathematical types and computational algorithms.

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1 Cruise Time Cruise time is determined based on the length of the link and its free flow travel time which, according to 1985 HCM, is also a function of the link length. The capacity of an arterial/collector link is practically always higher than the downstream intersection capacity and is not involved in the cruise time estimation. 2 Signalized Intersections Signalized intersection models can be used for intersection design, in which the problem may consist of selecting the type of control, geometry of the facility or phasing plan (for signalized intersections).

Though the formulation (54)-(58) seems to resemble that of a single level optimization problem, the DAP remains a bilevel one because of the implicitness of V(g). In fact, to evaluate any single value of V(g) for a given g, one has to solve an entire optimization problem. However, this single-level like reformulation does provide a useful mean to overcome some difficulties brought in by the two level nature of the problem. More importantly, to enable one to deal with the DAP by using the well developed single-level mathematical programming theory, for example, to derive optimality conditions for the DAP.

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