Handbook of Research on Decision Sciences and Applications in the Transportation Sector

Handbook of Research on Decision Sciences and Applications in the Transportation Sector

Said Ali Hassan (Cairo University, Egypt) and Ali Wagdy Mohamed (Cairo University, Egypt)
Release Date: June, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 419
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8040-0
ISBN13: 9781799880400|ISBN10: 1799880400|EISBN13: 9781799880424|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781799880417
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Description & Coverage
Description:

The advancements in decision sciences theory and applications can be regarded as a continuously emerging field in all areas of interest including technology, industry, energy, healthcare, education, agriculture, social sciences, and more. Managers in all disciplines face an endless list of complex issues every day. One of the essential managerial skills is the ability to allocate and utilize limited resources appropriately in the efforts of achieving optimal performance efficiently. This is no less important for those who work in the transportation sector.

The Handbook of Research on Decision Sciences and Applications in the Transportation Sector explores the importance of decision sciences and the ways in which they apply to the transportation sector. This book covers technologies and tools including machine learning, mathematical modeling, and simulation and their applications in such tasks as reducing fuel costs, improving passenger flow, and ensuring vehicle safety. It is an essential reference source for managers, professionals in the transport industry, supply chain specialists, safety officers, IT consultants, executives, practitioners, scientists, students, researchers, and academicians.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Fuel Cost
  • Machine Learning
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  • Passenger Flow
  • Pricing Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Safety
  • Transportation Systems
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