Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Dr. Paul Marr
Name: _
Exercise 1: Basic Network Measurements
Step 1: Please construct a connectivity matrix using the map on page 2 and the table below. Remember that the
upper and lower portions of the matrix must be sy

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Dr. Paul Marr
Name: _
Exercise 5: Circuitry
Circuity is a means of measuring both the routes and nodes on a network. Route circuity
is simply:
kij =
lij d ij
lij
where k is the route circuity, l is the actual route lengt

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Dr. Paul Marr
Name: _
Exercise 4: Valued Graphs (L), 20 pts
Valued graphs differs from both connectivity and Shimbel distances. Rather than using
topologic distance (e.g. 1 for a connection and 0 for no connection), valu

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Dr. Paul Marr
Name: _
Exercise 3: Shimbel Distance (D), 20 pts
Shimbel distance differs from connectivity. Rather than determining all connections from
one node to all other nodes, Shimbel distance determines the fewest

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Test 1 Study Guide
Dr. Paul Marr
Please know the following information for the first test.
I.
Introduction
a. Terminology (e.g. nodes, routes)
b. Friction of distance concept.
c. Hinterlands.
d. Urban fields.
Eras of Int

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Test 2 Study Guide
Dr. Paul Marr
Network Measurements
1. Cyclomatic Number: = e v + 1 or = e v + p
where p is the number of
unconnected sub-graphs.
2. Minimum Edges: Min = v 1
3. Maximum Edges: Max = v (v 1) (v 1)
4. Gam

Transportation Geography (Geo 310)
Test 3 Study Guide
Dr. Paul Marr
Terms to know for Transportation Geography Test 3. The following terms are found in Black,
Chapters 13, 14, 15, 16.
1. Privatization
2. Before-after monitoring
3. Areal association studie