Modelling train delays with q-exponential functions
We demonstrate that the distribution of train delays on the British railway network is accurately described by q-exponential functions. We explain this by constructing an underlying superstatistical model.
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Volume (Year): 378 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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