Course – Discrete Choice Theory & Stated Choice Data Collection

April 18, 2017 09.30 - 17.00 h

Discrete choice theory has played a very important role in transportation modelling for the last 30 years. They are routinely being used to estimate the influence of all sorts of factors on travel (choice) behavior, and to predict mobility patterns and market shares for transport-related services. As such, they are indispensable for the quantitative underpinning of many transport policies and plans. Increasingly, software packages and tools are becoming available which facilitates the use of these models in real applications by scholars, students and practitioners.

Discrete Choice Theory: day 1 and 2 – Delft
The basics of discrete choice theory, including specification and estimation issues; its mainstream model, the Logit-model based on Random Utility theory; as well as more advanced techniques such as Mixed Logit-models and Random Regret theory;

Stated Choice Datacollection: day 3 and 4 – Eindhoven
Data collection methods, with a special focus on designing statistically efficient stated choice-experiments.

More detailed information in the attached document.

Prof. Caspar Chorus, Prof. Harry Timmermans and Dr. Soora Rasouli

ECTS: 1 (class) + 3 (class + assignment)

Course dates: 11 & 18 April (Delft), 1 & 12 May (Eindhoven)

Location: TPM, Instructiezaal G (Delft) / Traverse, Dorgelozaal (Eindhoven)

Participation: free for TRAIL/Beta/OML members, others please contact the TRAIL Office

Registration: HERE

TRAIL Course Discrete Choice Theory – 2017

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