Selected Abstracts for the 1990-1991 Transportation Science Section Dissertation Prize Competition

Laporte, Gilbert
August 1992
Transportation Science;Aug92, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p252
Academic Journal
The article presents a list of selected abstracts for the 1990-1991 "Transportation Science Section" dissertation prize competition. Fourteen dissertations were submitted for this competition. Jury members were asked to read all dissertations. The abstract "Dynamic Networks with Random Arc Capacities, with Application to the Stochastic Dynamic Vehicle Allocation Problem," by Linos F. Frantzeskakis addresses the Dynamic Vehicle Allocation (DVA) problem in an uncertain demand environment. It involves the management of a vehicle fleet over time, with the objective of maximizing the accrued profits over a time horizon of N periods. The abstract "Characterization of Crowd Behavior and Movement," by Saad A. H. Al-Gahdi deals mainly with steady state flows under normal conditions. Scaling Algorithms for Multicommodity Flow Problems and Network Flow Problems with Side Constraints," by Rina Schneur focuses on scaling techniques that have led to efficient algorithms for pure network flow problems.


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