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Korean Connectivity of Container Transportation with OBOR Initiative


Li, KX and Park, TJ and Lee, PTW and Shi, W, Korean Connectivity of Container Transportation with OBOR Initiative, Proceedings of the OBOR Conference 2016, 30 November-2 December, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-16. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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The primary objective of this paper is to introduce a Transportation Network Connectivity Index (TNCI) to measure the connectivity of network components with considering multimodal circumstance and qualitative information like efficiency and balance degree of the network components. The TNCI is based on the concept of connectivity under graph theory. In development of the TNCI, we also consider the factors of the easiness of connection, variableness of demand and possibility of future extension from the public transportation literature and reinterpret them to fit container transportation network. Therefore, the model can be used widely for future research in container transportation. We test the model with Korean container transportation network under the condition of OBOR, 16 nodes and 256 links are considered. Each criterion of TNCI is revised for reflecting the situation of South Korea. First, the revised shortest path method’ transforms the current O-D data to the detailed data included the path information where it pass and handled. After that, the model for node and link are calculated in the different criteria. Finally the container connectivity of South Korea is analized based on the TNCI under OBOR initiative.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:container transportation, connectivity, graph theory, transportation network, O-D pair data, OBOR
Research Division:Economics
Research Group:Applied economics
Research Field:Transport economics
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Water transport
Objective Field:Port infrastructure and management
UTAS Author:Shi, W (Dr Wenming Shi)
ID Code:124637
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Maritime and Logistics Management
Deposited On:2018-03-02
Last Modified:2018-04-04
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