The Application of Foreground Theory and Genetic Algorithm in Bus Dispatching

  • Huang LiEmail author
  • Dong-mei Luo
  • Xiao-peng Luo
  • Chen Kun
  • Zhen-li Guo
  • Gao Tao
Conference paper


The prospect theory is used to describe and analysis the passenger behavior and the genetic algorithm is combined with it to establish the bus dispatch model in this paper. Solutions are provided to shorten the passenger waiting time and maximize the benefits of bus company. Finally, it takes the case of bus dispatching from Panzhihua University Headquarters to Xiyuan as a case study.


Prospect theory Genetic algorithm Bus dispatch 



Fund project: 2017 cxcy049—prospect theory and genetic algorithm optimization application in bus scheduling (2017 university-level university student innovation and entrepreneurship training program project).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huang Li
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dong-mei Luo
    • 1
  • Xiao-peng Luo
    • 2
  • Chen Kun
    • 1
  • Zhen-li Guo
    • 1
  • Gao Tao
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringPanzhihua UniversiySichuan PanzhihuaChina
  2. 2.Mathematics and Computer CollegePanzhihua UniversiySichuan PanzhihuaChina

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