Random utility theory and the structure of travel choice models
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Published by University of Leeds, School of Geography in Leeds .
Written in English


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Statement[by] H.W.C.L. Williams and J.D. Ortuzar.
SeriesWorking papers -- no.261.
ContributionsDios Ortúzar, Juan de.
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Open LibraryOL16433809M

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