V.A Profillidis Books
Modeling of Transport Demand
Elsevier, New York, 2018
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Modeling of Transport Demand
1st Edition Analyzing, Calculating, and Forecasting Transport Demand
Author: V.A Profillidis
eBook ISBN: 9780128115145
Paperback ISBN: 9780128115138
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th October 2018
Page Count: 500

Modeling of Transport Demand explains the mechanisms of transport demand, from analysis to calculation and forecasting.

Key Features
Presents the most recent and relevant findings and research – both at theoretical and practical levels – of transport demand
Provides a theoretical analysis and formulations that are clearly presented for ease of understanding
Covers analysis for all modes of transportation
Includes case studies that present the most appropriate formulas and methods for finding solutions and evaluating results
Researchers at every stage in their careers, from novice to expert. The book assists those tasked with constructing econometric models with choosing the most suitable solution for all types of transportation applications

Table of Contents
1 Transport demand and factors affecting it
2 Evolution and trends of transport demand
3 Methods of modeling transport demand
4 Executive judgment, Delphi, scenario writing and survey methods
5 Statistical methods for transport demand modeling
6 Trend projection and time series methods
7 Econometric, gravity and the 4–step methods
8 Artificial intelligence – Neural network methods
9 Fuzzy methods

About the Author
V.A Profillidis
V.A. Profillidis is Professor for the Section of Transportation at Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. He holds the Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Thessaloniki, MSc and PhD in Transportation from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, and the Diploma in Law from the University of Thessaloniki. He has acted as a consultant to many transport authorities. He has taken part in many international conferences as well as meetings of the European Union, the World Bank, and the European Conference of Ministers of Transport. He has carried out a number of transport studies in modeling and forecasting of demand, transport economics and feasibility methods, traffic analysis and demand, intelligent transport systems, sustainable mobility, transport and the environment, organization and management, airport, railway, metro, and port master plans. He has written to this day 11 books and over 220 scientific papers that have been published in scientific journals, including Elsevier’s Journal of Air Transport Management, as well as conference proceedings.

Affiliations and Expertise
Professor, Section of Transportation, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

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