Thomas Hancock

Thomas Hancock

Profile

Invited Talks

  • "Quantum probability: a new method for modelling travel choices", December 2018, University of Stirling (UK)
  • "Decision field theory: improvements to current methodology and contrasts with standard choice modelling techniques", April 2017, KU Leuven (Belgium)

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Conference Presentations

  • "Quantum probability: a new method for modelling travel choices", The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting, January 2019, Washington DC (USA)
  • "Model averaging: revisiting our approach to decision rule heterogeneity and improving our travel behaviour models", The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting, January 2019, Washington DC (USA)
  • "Quantum probability: a new method for considering travel choices", The 15th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, July 2018, Santa Barbara (USA)
  • "Model averaging: revisiting our approach to decision rule heterogeneity and reinterpreting the results of latent class models", The 15th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, July 2018, Santa Barbara (USA)
  • "A comparison of the suitability of accumulation models in travel behaviour modelling", The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, January 2018, Washington DC (USA)
  • "Incorporating response time in a decision field theory model", The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, January 2018, Washington DC (USA)
  • "Improving decision field theory for consumer choice modelling applications", 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology, July 2017, University of Warwick (UK)
  • "Improving decision field theory for consumer choice modelling applications", WRDTC 6th Annual Conference, June 2017, University of Sheffield (UK)
  • "Decision field theory: improvements to current methodology and contrasts with standard choice modelling techniques", 5th International Choice Modelling Conference, April 2017, Cape Town (South Africa)
  • "Expanding the capabilities of decision field theory to complement random utility models of travel mode", The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting, January 2017, Washington DC (USA)
  • "Incorporating irrationalities in decision making into choice modelling: going beyond small changes from the tried and tested", 5th symposium by the European Association for Research in Transportation, September 2016, Delft (Netherlands)

Awards

  • Best student-led paper, 5th International Choice Modelling Conference, April 2017
     

Research interests

Key Research Interests

  • Choice Modelling
  • Mathematical Psychology
  • Behavioural Economics

Qualifications

  • PhD in Choice Modelling, University of Leeds (UK), 2016-present
  • BSc in Mathematics, University of St Andrews (UK), 2010-2014