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Authors: Ying Liu, Xiaorong Lai, Gang-len Chang

Conference: the 8th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, Chicago, IL

Date: May 26-28, 2004

This paper has investigated critical issues associated with Optimal Detector Locations for OD matrix estimation, including a discussion of limitations embedded in existing models and heuristic algorithms. Grounded on the core methodology of existing literature (Yang, 1998), this paper has proposed a heuristic algorithm for identifying the optimal set of detector locations under a given budget constraint for effective OD matrix estimation. The algorithm tries to simultaneously optimize OD coverage, net OD flow intercepted and link-OD flow fraction. Our numerical experiment results have indicated that the proposed algorithm is quite promising for potential applications.

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