04499973 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 3 patents.

A transportation system including a group of elevator cars under the control of a group supervisory dispatcher function, and people mover apparatus arranged to serve the group of elevator cars. The group supervisory dispatcher function includes call assigning control which has different selectable strategies for serving different types of elevator service requirements, including at least one travel direction oriented strategy for expediting elevator service in a predetermined travel direction. The people mover apparatus provides signals responsive to loading and travel direction for use by the dispatcher function, enabling proper strategies to be selected without waiting for actual elevator traffic to trigger such selections.

Title
Transportation system
Application Number
6/478440
Publication Number
4499973
Application Date
March 24, 1983
Publication Date
February 19, 1985
Inventor
Elmer H Sumka
Edison
NJ, US
John J De Lorenzi
Washington
NJ, US
Agent
D R Lackey
Assignee
Westinghouse Electric
PA, US
IPC
B66B 1/18
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