International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)

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IJITCS Vol.3, No.4, Aug. 2011

Comprehensive Evaluation of Energy Transportation Corridor in China

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Guang-jun Jiang

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Energy transportation corridor, investment in the fixed assets, information entropy, scale of construction, equilibrium degree, dominance degree


In order to offer reference for the energy transportation channels in future, we evaluated the existing system with the information entropy theory. By calculating the base value for the scale of construction and the equilibrium degree with the data of annual investment in the fixed assets from 1986 to 2010, we measured the scale and its rationality, and analyzed the relation between transportation channels and the information entropy combined with the maximum entropy methods. Empirical results show that the partial information entropy Si still have certain rising space. We can improve the rationality of the energy transportation channels by improving the partial information entropy Si. And we should not let the rail transportation channels have excessive investment growth, and then secondly transfer some of the highway investment to the transportation channels of waterway or pipeline while finally advance the construction step of the pipeline transportation channels. This conclusion provides a quantitative basis for measuring the rationality of the construction scale of the energy transportation channels. The quantitative evaluation of the construction scale of energy transportation channels is a important supplement to the traditional research and provide evidence for further development. And we can obtain more suggestions on the development strategy emphasis in future.

Cite This Paper

Guang-jun Jiang, "Comprehensive Evaluation of Energy Transportation Corridor in China", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.3, no.4, pp.36-42, 2011. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2011.04.06


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