The Influence of Spatial Factors on the Commuting Trip Distribution in the Netherlands

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Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 144)

Abstract

Traffic flows are the result of movements of people and goods. They are modeled with the help of behavioral patterns that are supposed to remain relatively constant over time. In traditional transport modeling, some of these patterns are described by trip distribution functions, which represent the propensity to make trips with certain costs. The distribution functions (DF) are used to estimate a priori origin destination (OD) matrices.

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Entropy Income 

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Acknowledgment

This research has been partly funded by Transumo.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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