Methods and Models in Transport and Telecommunications

Methods and Models in Transport and Telecommunications

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The volume offers new insights into the modeling and analysis of transportation and telecommunication networks, utilizing perspectives from North America, Europe and other areas of the world. It probes interesting questions that can help us to understand the dynamics of our modern networked society: Do properties found in one network fail to exist in other networks and are there geographic factors that can explain this? Are there social, economic or cultural factors that contribute to differences in network properties and dynamics across regions? Can planning models such as those used for traffic forecasting or freight demand modeling be universally applied to networks situated in different regions, and how should this problem be dealt with when a system spans multiple spatial locations? What are the implications for policy analysis and decision-making? These issues are related to the need for a transatlantic synthesis of current transport methods and their applications. The book attempts to offer a prospectus in this respect, together with the emerging reflections on the desirable future evolution of research.Consequently, we standardize by focusing on popular and ubiquitous global cars , such as the Toyota Corolla. ... gasoline passenger vehicle, defined as a four door manual sedan with a weight of 1300 kg, engine capacity 1600 cc, power 1 10anbsp;...

Title:Methods and Models in Transport and Telecommunications
Author:Aura Reggiani
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-07-15


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