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Multi-Objective Evaluation of a Traffic Restriction Policy for Air Pollution Episode Control.
TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF
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The objective of the work is twofold The testing in a practical context of techniques for optimizing a complex system with respect to multiple criteria and Evaluation of a strategy for reducing air pollution through controls on freeway traffic. The control strategy encourages multiple riders by penalizing one-person vehicles during certain peak traffic hours. The length of the penalty period is a function of the pollutant level the previous day it is this function which is to be specified. The cost functions are the average level of pollutants over a one-week period, and the total number of penalty hours during the week the inconvenience and enforcement cost. Author
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