Averaged kinetic models for flows on unstructured networks

Michael Herty, Christian Ringhofer

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We derive a kinetic equation for ows on general, unstructured networks with applications to production, social and transportation networks. This model allows for a homogenization procedure, yielding a macroscopic transport model for large networks on large time scales.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1081-1096
Number of pages16
JournalKinetic and Related Models
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2011


  • Asymptotic analysis
  • Kinetic theory
  • Network dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Modeling and Simulation


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