Critical review of time-dependent shortest path algorithms: A multimodal trip planner perspective

Casey, Bradley, Bhaskar, Ashish, Guo, Hao, & Chung, Edward (2014) Critical review of time-dependent shortest path algorithms: A multimodal trip planner perspective. Transport Reviews, 34(4), pp. 522-539.

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Abstract

A multimodal trip planner that produces optimal journeys involving both public transport and private vehicle legs has to solve a number of shortest path problems, both on the road network and the public transport network. The algorithms that are used to solve these shortest path problems have been researched since the late 1950s. However, in order to provide accurate journey plans that can be trusted by the user, the variability of travel times caused by traffic congestion must be taken into consideration. This requires the use of more sophisticated time-dependent shortest path algorithms, which have only been researched in depth over the last two decades, from the mid-1990s. This paper will review and compare nine algorithms that have been proposed in the literature, discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each algorithm on the basis of five important criteria that must be considered when choosing one or more of them to implement in a multimodal trip planner.

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ID Code: 72279
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: multimodal, intermodal, trip, shortest path, time dependent
DOI: 10.1080/01441647.2014.921797
ISSN: 1464-5327
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Routledge
Copyright Statement: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Transport Reviews on 2014, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/[Article DOI].
Deposited On: 02 Jun 2014 00:30
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2015 01:11

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