Title: Equilibrium estimation based on unreliable information in transport networks by adaptive simulation

Authors: Gábor Sz?cs

Addresses: Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2nd Magyar Tudósok Krt., H-1117, Budapest, Hungary

Abstract: The goal of this paper is to find Wardrop equilibrium in transport networks at case of uncertainty situations, where the uncertainty comes from lack of information. The uncertainty has been handled by Dempster-Shafer theory, an interval-based solution has been developed for handling the paths with cost. Adaptive simulation tool has been constructed in order to find the equilibrium, which gives only estimated solution, but this is sufficient for large networks as well. A new developed adaptive run length control algorithm helps for the reliability in the simulation run.

Keywords: Wardrop equilibrium; information uncertainty; Dempster-Shafer theory; adaptive simulation; transport networks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJAIP.2011.043431

International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms, 2011 Vol.3 No.3/4, pp.273 - 285

Published online: 26 Mar 2015 *

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