Bus Scheduling in Dynamical Urban Transport Networks with the use of Genetic Algorithms and High Performance Computing Technologies

  • V. A. Shmelev
  • A. V. Dukhanov
  • K. V. Knyazkov
  • S. V. Ivanov
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 416)

Abstract

Public transport is one of the main infrastructures in any city. It facilitates the smooth running of everyday life for ordinary people. Public transport services require constant improvement, and current methods of problem solving are not sufficient for dealing with high traffic congestion. In this paper, we present a genetic algorithm to optimize bus routes. We achieved a reduction of passengers’ waiting times at bus stops.

Keywords

Public transport scheduling Genetic algorithm Urban transport networks 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Shmelev
    • 1
  • A. V. Dukhanov
    • 1
  • K. V. Knyazkov
    • 1
  • S. V. Ivanov
    • 1
  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussian Federation

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