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Title: Meta-synthesis Approach to Exploring Constructing Integrated Transportation System in China
Authors: Xijin, TANG
Kun, NIE
Yijin, LIU
Keywords: meta-synthesis
group argumentation
multi-agent system
simulation
transportation
Issue Date: Nov-2005
Publisher: JAIST Press
Abstract: In this paper, meta-synthesis system approach is applied to a consulting project on exploring constructing integrated transportation system in China. A series of group argumentations had been held to discuss what the concerned topics were. Group argumentation environment (GAE) is applied to help such group divergent thinking process for developing qualitative hypotheses for further analytical work. With some assumptions, a multi-agent system model is then developed for passenger traffic simulation to show the different response in transportation system based on different conditions such as passenger behaviors, system capacity, travel distance and traffic price. Instead of solving traditional transportation problems, such kind of work aims to provide a different perspective toward transportation planning research in China.
Description: The original publication is available at JAIST Press http://www.jaist.ac.jp/library/jaist-press/index.html
IFSR 2005 : Proceedings of the First World Congress of the International Federation for Systems Research : The New Roles of Systems Sciences For a Knowledge-based Society : Nov. 14-17, 2037, Kobe, Japan
Symposium 4, Session 1 : Meta-synthesis and Complex Systems Meta-synthesis Approach
Language: ENG
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/3827
ISBN: 4-903092-02-X
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