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Path Recovery/Reconstruction and Applications in Nonlinear Multimodal Multicommodity Networks

  • Teodor Gabriel Crainic
  • Gina Dufour
  • Michael Florian
  • Diane Larin
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 63)

Abstract

Two issues are addressed in this paper: (1) How to reconstruct the product-specific path information based on the link and transfer flows that result from a nonlinear, multimodal, multiproduct network optimization formulation and (2) how to use this information efficiently for various path analyses for transportation planning purposes. The paper also touches upon the challenge of introducing a major development into a mature and complex software such as the STAN decision support system for the strategic analysis and planning of multimodal multiproduct freight transportation. Results from actual applications are used to illustrate the path analysis capabilities of STAN.

Keywords

Path Analysis Mode Choice Assignment Model Assignment Procedure Path Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teodor Gabriel Crainic
  • Gina Dufour
  • Michael Florian
  • Diane Larin

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