Accession Number:

AD0688453

Title:

GEOGRAPHY AND THE PROPERTIES OF SURFACES. THE LAW OF TRAVEL AND ITS APPLICATION TO RAIL TRAFFIC,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS LAB FOR COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-10

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

Eduard Lill, writing in Vienna in 1891, presented elements of a law of travel and the statistical testing of it with empirical data from the Austro-Hungarian Empire in which he anticipates much in current geographic models of spatial interaction. Because of the increasing importance of Lills ideas, it was thought that a translation of his Law of Travel and Its Application to Rail Traffic would be appropriate. A commentary on the work is also provided. Essentially, Lill has provided one form of gravity model including intervening opportunities.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE