C. Michael Walton

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Systematic, well-designed research provides the most effective approach to the solution of many problems facing highway administrators and engineers. Often, highway problems are of local interest and can best be studied by highway departments individually or in cooperation with their state universities and others. However, the accelerating growth of highway(More)
This is dedicated to the memory of my father, who always believed I could do this. ii Acknowledgments This dissertation was not written in a vacuum. It started when Chris Skinner gave me Treatman's article " Euclidean Systems, " which sparked my interest in Euclidean ideal classes. Jeff Lagarias then gave me Harper and Murty's articles. After I told Nick(More)
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Container shipping plays a key role in international transshipments and is currently the system of choice for most global shippers handling non-bulk commodities. In the competitive maritime industry, steamship companies are looking for ways in which further economies can be achieved. One of the areas examined has been the maritime portion of the trip,(More)
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This paper describes the simulation system developed at The University of Texas at Austin for the performance analysis of port operations considering container's priority. The paper discusses the current trends toward service differentiation and provides a brief description of port operations and the historical evolution of performance analysis in this(More)