WIT Press

Application Of Expert Knowledge For Train Dispatching Decision Support

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AI960051

Volume

16

Pages

10

Published

1996

Size

95 kb

Author(s)

A. Fay, E. Schnieder & A. Janhsen

Abstract

The challenge of increasing train velocities, highly interdependent schedules and higher traveller demands force train traffic providers to improve the punctuality and reliability of their train services. The dispatchers, which try to reduce the effects of unavoidable disturbances and to keep the trains close to the schedule, are overcharged by their tasks and need to be supported by advanced support systems, which should be able to develop dispatching actions and to propose them to the dispatcher, together with reasons, explanations and alternatives. In this paper, a new decision support system, which is especially designed for future high speed maglev train networks, is described. The system visualises condensed traffic situation informati

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