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Computer-Aided Transit Scheduling : Proceedings, Cambridge, MA, U. S. A., August 1997 : Lecture Notes in Economic and Mathematical Systems - Nigel H.M. Wilson

Computer-Aided Transit Scheduling : Proceedings, Cambridge, MA, U. S. A., August 1997

Lecture Notes in Economic and Mathematical Systems

By: Nigel H.M. Wilson (Editor)

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This book consists of papers presented at an International workshop on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport, held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997. This workshop series has focused on vehicle and crew scheduling problems, and the development of software systems incorporating operations research techniques for operational planning in public transport. More recently, the scope of topics has broadened to reflect the greater roles played by computers in the full spectrum of scheduling problems, and societal demand for greater access to public transport. Accordingly several papers are included on demand-responsive systems, service design, operations control, and automatic public information systems. It is clear that the state-of-the-art in software, hardware, and operations research will continue to advance at a rapid rate, dealing with the expanded, complex problems of planning and operational control in public transport, as they relate to scheduling.

Forewordp. v
Table of Contentsp. viii
Crew Scheduling
Solution of Large-Scale Railway Crew Planning Problems: The Italian Experiencep. 1
Crew Pairing for a Regional Carrierp. 19
An Improved ILP System for Driver Schedulingp. 43
An Exact Algorithm for the Vehicle and Crew Scheduling Problemp. 63
Driver Scheduling Using Genetic Algorithms with Embedded Combinatorial Traitsp. 81
An Integrated Approach to Extra-Urban Crew and Vehicle Schedulingp. 103
Producing Train Driver Schedules under Differing Operating Strategiesp. 129
Integrated Scheduling of Buses and Driversp. 155
Vehicle Scheduling and Service Design
Object Oriented Bus Vehicle Scheduling - The BOOST Systemp. 179
Solving Large-Scale Multiple-Depot Vehicle Scheduling Problemsp. 195
Exact Algorithms for the Multi-Depot Vehicle Scheduling Problem Based on Multicommodity Network Flow Type Formulationsp. 223
Timetable Synchronization for Busesp. 247
Transportation Service Network Design: Models and Algorithmsp. 261
Locomotive Assignment Using Train Delaysp. 283
Real-Time Control, Demand Responsive Systems and Information Systems
Optimal Real-Time Control Strategies for Rail Transit Operations During Disruptionsp. 299
Modeling Real-Time Control Strategies in Public Transit Operationsp. 325
Knowledge-Based Decision Support System for Real-Time Train Traffic Controlp. 347
Requirements for, and Design of, an Operations Control System for Railwaysp. 371
Telebus Berlin: Vehicle Scheduling in a Dial-a-Ride Systemp. 391
Advanced Technologies in the Design of Public Transit & City Information Systemsp. 423
List of Authors
List of the Presented Papers Which are not Included in this Volume
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ISBN: 9783540657750
ISBN-10: 3540657754
Series: Lecture Notes in Economic and Mathematical Systems
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.67