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Application of Dijkstra Algorithm to Proposed Tramway of a Potential World Class University

Agarana, M. C. and Omoregbe, N. A. and Ogunpeju, M.O (2016) Application of Dijkstra Algorithm to Proposed Tramway of a Potential World Class University. Applied Mathematics, 7. pp. 496-503.

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Abstract

Nowadays, the development of “smart cities” with a high level of quality of life is becoming a prior challenge to be addressed. In this paper, promoting the model shift in railway transportation using tram network towards more reliable, greener and in general more sustainable transportation modes in a potential world class university is proposed. “Smart mobility” in a smart city will significantly contribute to achieving the goal of a university becoming a world class university. In order to have a regular and reliable rail system on campus, we optimize the route among major stations on campus, using shortest path problem Dijkstra algorithm in conjunction with a computer software called LINDO to arrive at the optimal route. In particular, it is observed that the shortest path from the main entrance gate (Canaan land entrance gate) to the Electrical Engineering Department is of distance 0.805 km.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Potential World Class University, Optimization, Dijkstra Algorithm, Shortest Path, Tramwa
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Ms Ugwunwa Esse
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2017 12:13
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2017 12:13
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/8267

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