Honors Theses

2003 - Carly O'Brien - Minimization of Walking Distance in the Subway Metric

ABSTRACT
The Subway Metric is a variant of the well-known Taxicab Metric in which a subway, in the form of a line in the plane, is used to alter walking distance within a city grid. In this work, we discuss where to place such a subway line in order to miminize the greatest walking distance within various city layouts.

 

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