Introduction to Discrete Choice Models

MOOC
Language
English
Duration
2 hours course
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
What will you learn?
The behavioral assumptions associated with disaggregate choice models
The derivation of operational models
The art of model specification
The estimation of model parameters from choice data
The testing of model specifications
Concrete applications of the estimated models
About the course

Human behavior is complexand unpredictable. Or is it?

The focus of this course is methods for predicting the behavior using mathematical models. More specifically, we'll explore choice modeling in order to obtain disaggregate demand models.

Focusing on the logit model, the course covers the specification of the model, the estimation of its parameters, the validation process, andits application. Exercises using the software Biogeme are also part of its makeup. The course relies on concrete case studies with real data sets, which are provided in course content.

Program
Introduction to Discrete Choice Models
The course introduces the theoretical foundations to choice modeling and describes the steps of operational modeling.
Lecturers
Michel Bierlaire
Michel Bierlaire
Professor École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
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