Computer-based Modelling and Optimization in Transportation

  • Jorge Freire de Sousa
  • Riccardo Rossi

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 262)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Decision Making and Decision Support (in Transportation)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniela Ambrosino, Silvia Siri
      Pages 15-25
    3. Hans-Dietrich Haasis, Hendrik Wildebrand, Andreas Barz, Guido Kille, Anna Kolmykova, Lydia Schwarz et al.
      Pages 27-39
    4. Jorge M. Bandeira, Sérgio R. Pereira, Tânia Fontes, Paulo Fernandes, Asad J. Khattak, Margarida C. Coelho
      Pages 41-56
    5. João Mendes-Moreira, Jorge Freire de Sousa
      Pages 57-68
  3. Energy and Environmental Impacts (of Transportation)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Joana Cavadas, Gonçalo Correia, João Gouveia
      Pages 85-100
    3. Diego-Alejandro Giménez, Anabela Ribeiro, Javier Gutiérrez-Puebla, Antonio Pais-Antunes
      Pages 101-111
    4. Juan P. Romero, Juan Benavente, Jose L. Moura, Angel Ibeas, Borja Alonso
      Pages 127-136
  4. (Urban) Network Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Ernesto Cipriani, Andrea Gemma, Marialisa Nigro
      Pages 139-149
    3. Antonio Polimeni, Antonino Vitetta
      Pages 151-161
    4. Huseyin Ceylan, Ozgur Baskan, Cenk Ozan, Gorkem Gulhan
      Pages 163-174
  5. Optimization and Simulation (in Transportation)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Lorenzo Castelli, Raffaele Pesenti, Desirée Rigonat
      Pages 195-207

About this book


This volume brings together works resulting from research carried out by members of the EURO Working Group on Transportation (EWGT) and presented during meetings and workshops organized by the Group under the patronage of the Association of European Operational Research Societies in 2012 and 2013.

The main targets of the EWGT include providing a forum to share research information and experience, encouraging joint research and the development of both theoretical methods and applications, and promoting cooperation among the many institutions and organizations which are leaders at national level in the field of transportation and logistics.

The primary fields of interest concern operational research methods, mathematical models and computation algorithms, to solve and sustain solutions to problems mainly faced by public administrations, city authorities, public transport companies, service providers and logistic operators. Related areas of interest are: land use and transportation planning, traffic control and simulation models, traffic network equilibrium models, public transport planning and management, applications of combinatorial optimization, vehicle routing and scheduling, intelligent transport systems, logistics and freight transport, environment problems, transport safety, and impact evaluation methods.

In this volume, attention focuses on the following topics of interest:

·         Decision-making and decision support

·         Energy and Environmental Impacts

·         Urban network design

·         Optimization and simulation

·         Traffic Modelling, Control and Network Traffic Management

·         Transportation Planning

·         Mobility, Accessibility and Travel Behavior

·         Vehicle Routing


EWGT 2013 Logistics Soft Computing Transportation

Editors and affiliations

  • Jorge Freire de Sousa
    • 1
  • Riccardo Rossi
    • 2
  1. 1.UGEI-INESC TEC, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural EngineeringUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04629-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04630-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-5357
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-5365
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