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Statistics of extremes, traffic jams and natural disasters

Kühne, Reinhart (2006) Statistics of extremes, traffic jams and natural disasters. Transportation Seminar, Univ. of. California Berkeley and Davis, 2006-01-19 und 2006-01-20, Berkeley und Davis. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Analyzing probability distributions from water level time series and calculating the first passage time distributions gives the probability of firstly exceeding a given threshold corresponding to a flood or general disaster event. The method will be applied to the water level recordings of the Danube river from which since 100 years very accurate notes exist. The method is transferred to time series of traffic volumes interpreting traffic breakdowns as extreme events and opening a probabilistic interpretation of the capacity of a highway.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Statistics of extremes, traffic jams and natural disasters
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Kühne, ReinhartUNSPECIFIED
Date:January 2006
Refereed publication:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Unpublished
Keywords:traffic jams, disasters, extremes, water level, breakdown
Event Title:Transportation Seminar, Univ. of. California Berkeley and Davis
Event Location:Berkeley und Davis
Event Type:Other
Event Dates:2006-01-19 und 2006-01-20
Organizer:University of California
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V - no assignement
DLR - Research theme (Project):V -- no assignement
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Verkehrsstudien
Deposited By: Sandra Zache
Deposited On:10 Jan 2007
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:20

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