Transport Simulation Model Calibration with Two-Step Cluster Analysis Procedure

Nadezda Zenina, Andrejs Romanovs, Yuri Merkuryev


The calibration results of transport simulation model depend on selected parameters and their values. The aim of the present paper is to calibrate a transport simulation model by a two-step cluster analysis procedure to improve the reliability of simulation model results. Two global parameters have been considered: headway and simulation step. Normal, uniform and exponential headway generation models have been selected for headway. Application of two-step cluster analysis procedure to the calibration procedure has allowed reducing time needed for simulation step and headway generation model value selection.


Calibration; headway models; sensitivity analysis; simulation models; two-step cluster analysis procedure

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