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Weighted digraph models for energy use and air pollution in transportation systems

Fred S. Roberts

Weighted digraph models for energy use and air pollution in transportation systems

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.,
  • Motor vehicles -- Fuel consumption -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF. S. Roberts.
    Series[Report] - Rand Corporation ; R-1578-NSF
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-1578, TD883.1 .R3 R-1578
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4204233M
    LC Control Number80483413

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Weighted digraph models for energy use and air pollution in transportation systems by Fred S. Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Weighted Digraph Models for Energy Use and Air Pollution in Transportation Systems. by Fred S. Roberts. Citation; Embed; and to illustrate the type of analysis possible using such digraphs as models of complex systems.

The digraphs are constructed within the context of the transportation system of a hypothetical metropolitan area similar to. Weighted digraph models for energy use and air pollution in transportation systems. Santa Monica: Rand, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Fred S Roberts; Rand Corporation.

Title: Weighted Digraph Models for Energy Use and Air Pollution in Transportation Systems Author: Fred S. Roberts Subject: Describes extensions to weighted and double-weighted digraphs from the author's earlier work on building and analyzing energy demand signed digraphs.

Roberts, F.S., "Weighted Digraph Models for the Assessment of Energy Use and Air Pollution in Transportation Systems," Environment and Planning, 7 (), Cearlock, D.B., "Common Properties and Limitations of Some Structural Modeling Techniques," Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, Cited by: 1.

Structure and stability in weighted digraph models Article in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1) - 77 December with 19 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Fred S. Roberts. Roberts: “Weighted Digraph Models for the Assessment of Energy Use and Air Pollution in Transportation Systems”, Environment and Planning, Vol.7, Cited by: Weighted Digraph Models for Energy Use and Air Pollution in Transportation Systems one can make using such digraphs as models of complex systems.

The digraphs are constructed within the Author: Keith Tinkler. FIG. Weighted digraph for energy use and air pollution produced by the transportation system of San Diego.

Short term effects shown only. From Roberts [10]. Fig. 2 shows an example of a weighted digraph, which we shall use to discuss energy use in transportation. This digraph was constructed by a.

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