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Suitability Analysis of Routing Algorithms for Web-based Transportation Planning

Davis Jaunzems / Arnis Lektauers
Published Online: 2014-01-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/itms-2013-0012


The routing of vehicles in complex urban or regional systems is a task that needs to be solved in numerous transportation-oriented applications. This paper describes the process and approaches used for routing algorithm analysis emphasizing transportation planning in interactive web-based planning, analysis and simulation solutions. The objectives of the presented research are to examine existing routing algorithms used for finding the shortest path between the nodes in transport networks and to analyse the implementation possibilities and efficiency of routing algorithms in web-based geographical information systems.

Keywords: Routing algorithms; transportation planning; web-based geographical information systems

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About the article

Davis Jaunzems

Davis Jaunzems is a master’s student majoring in information technology at Riga Technical University. Since 2009 he has been working in software development companies and at the same time working on projects focusing on large data processing and analysis. He has also participated in many events aimed at building prototypes with the latest technologies. His professional interests include mobile technologies, data analysis and geographical information systems.

Arnis Lektauers

Arnis Lektauers, Dr.sc.ing., is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Modelling and Simulation of Riga Technical University (RTU). His main professional interests include the development of interactive hybrid modelling and simulation algorithms with an application to complex systems analysis and the research of industrial, economic, ecological and sustainable development problems. A. Lektauers is the Secretary of Latvia Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of the Council of RTU Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, and a member of Latvian Simulation Society, System Dynamics Society and European Social Simulation Association (ESSA). He is the author of 1 textbook and more than 30 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings in the field of Information Technology.

Published Online: 2014-01-25

Published in Print: 2013-12-01

Citation Information: Information Technology and Management Science, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 79–84, ISSN (Online) 2255-9094, ISSN (Print) 2255-9086, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/itms-2013-0012.

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