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Transportation

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 73–82 | Cite as

Urban transportation modeling: The discussion continues

  • Janusz Supernak
  • Walter R. Stevens
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Abstract

This article is a response to John Polak's article, entitled, ‘A Comment on Supernak's Critique of Transport Modeling,’ published elsewhere in this issue of TRANSPORTATION. It offers necessary clarifications to the issues discussed in an earlier article in this journal (Supernak, 1983). It also responds to the philosophical issues discussed in Polak's article, such as the nature of transport phenomena, and the role, form and methodology of transport modeling.

Keywords

Transportation Clarification Transport Phenomenon Transport Modeling Transportation Modeling 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz Supernak
    • 1
    • 2
  • Walter R. Stevens
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringSan Diego State UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologySan Diego State UniversitySan DiegoUSA

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