Optimizing the Location of Intermodal Freight Hubs: An Overview of Agent Based Modelling Approach
Sirikijpanichkul, Ackchai, van Dam, Koen H., Ferreira, Luis, & Lukszo, Zofia (2007) Optimizing the Location of Intermodal Freight Hubs: An Overview of Agent Based Modelling Approach. Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, 7(4), pp. 71-81.
This paper aims at developing an integral model for the evaluation of road-rail intermodal freight hub location decisions. The model comprises four dominant agents namely, hub owners or operators, transport network infrastructure providers, hub users and communities. An agent based modelling approach is introduced to allow such negotiation to happen in order to achieve a global objective. The paper outlines the methodology to be used. It also presents an initial location selection process, a testing with individual objective functions, and a design for an agent based model by using a case study of intermodal freight hub location decisions in South East Queensland of Australia.
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