Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand

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MIT Press, 1985 - 390 Seiten
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Discrete Choice Analysis presents these results in such a way that they are fully accessible to the range of students and professionals who are involved in modelling demand and consumer behavior in general or specifically in transportation - whether from the point of view of the design of transit systems, urban and transport economics, public policy, operations research, or systems management and planning.

The methods of discrete choice analysis and their applications in the modelling of transportation systems constitute a comparatively new field that has largely evolved over the past 15 years. Since its inception, however, the field has developed rapidly, and this is the first text and reference work to cover the material systematically, bringing together the scattered and often inaccessible results for graduate students and professionals. Discrete Choice Analysis presents these results in such a way that they are fully accessible to the range of students and professionals who are involved in modelling demand and consumer behavior in general or specifically in transportation - whether from the point of view of the design of transit systems, urban and transport economics, public policy, operations research, or systems management and planning. The introductory chapter presents the background of discrete choice analysis and context of transportation demand forecasting. Subsequent chapters cover, among other topics, the theories of individual choice behavior, binary and multinomial choice models, aggregate forecasting techniques, estimation methods, tests used in the process of model development, sampling theory, the nested-logit model, and systems of models.

Discrete Choice Analysis is ninth in the MIT Press Series in Transportation Studies, edited by Marvin Manheim.

 

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Review of the Statistics of Model Estimation
7
Theories of Individual Choice Behavior
31
Binary Choice Models
59
Multinomial Choice
100
Aggregate Forecasting Techniques
131
Tests and Practical Issues in Developing Discrete Choice
154
Theory of Sampling
217
Aggregation and Sampling of Alternatives
253
Models of Multidimensional Choice and the Nested Logit
276
Systems of Models
323
Future Directions
359
Bibliography
374
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Über den Autor (1985)

Moshe Ben-Akiva is a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Department at MIT and affiliated with its Center for Transportation Studies.

Steven R. Lerman is a faculty member of the Civil Engineering Department at MIT and affiliated with its Center for Transportation Studies.

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