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Computational Model for Allocating the Road Pavement Funds between Implementing Units: Case Study in Tanzania

by Vitalis Agati Ndume, Ephata Mlavi
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 161 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Vitalis Agati Ndume, Ephata Mlavi
10.5120/ijca2017913192

Vitalis Agati Ndume, Ephata Mlavi . Computational Model for Allocating the Road Pavement Funds between Implementing Units: Case Study in Tanzania. International Journal of Computer Applications. 161, 11 ( Mar 2017), 11-16. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017913192

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017913192,
author = { Vitalis Agati Ndume, Ephata Mlavi },
title = { Computational Model for Allocating the Road Pavement Funds between Implementing Units: Case Study in Tanzania },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Mar 2017 },
volume = { 161 },
number = { 11 },
month = { Mar },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 11-16 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume161/number11/27191-2017913192/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017913192 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Ephata Mlavi
%T Computational Model for Allocating the Road Pavement Funds between Implementing Units: Case Study in Tanzania
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 161
%N 11
%P 11-16
%D 2017
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

This article reports on a particular module of Road Maintenance Management System was developed with the purpose of distributing Roads Maintenance Fund for the road network between the implementing units. This computational model was developed by optimizing three major parameters: priority ranking model, road network length model and budget needs model. It is concluded that the multi stage Model combining road network length, priority ranking as well as maintenance needs provides a rational approach for allocation of maintenance fund to implementing agencies.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Road Management System Budget split Asset Management Homogeneous Sections constrained budget unconstrained budget Road Fund Allocation.