A Nonlinear Congestion Network Model for Planning Internal Movement in the Hajj.
TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN CENTER FOR CYBERNETIC STUDIES
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This paper develops a non-linear dynamic capacitated network model for planning the movements of pilgrims in the Hajj, one of the worlds largest mass movements, according to religious ritual, which would assist in minimizing traffic congestion and the overcrowding of the holy sites. A new non-linear representation of congestion with convenient mathematical properties is made. The model is effective in producing quantitative and qualitative background for general policy decisions on the Hajj transportation. Author
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