Aimsun Next Research Papers

This is a selection of recently published academic papers on various aspects of Aimsun Next mobility modeling software.

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Year of publication Title and link to abstract Authors (Corresponding author first) Source
2018 Modified bi-level framework for dynamic OD demand estimation in congested networks Tamara Djukicª, David Masipª, Jordi Casasª, Martijn Breenª, Josep Perarnauª, (ªAimsun) Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting 2018
2018 Hierarchical control design for large-scale urban road traffic networks Anastasios Kouvelas (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Dimitrios Triantafyllos (Aimsun), Nikolas Geroliminis (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting 2018
2018 Simulation-based dynamic traffic and transit assignment model for the Greater Toronto Area Islam Kamel Taha (University of Toronto); Amer Shalaby (University of Toronto); Bahe Abdulhai (University of Toronto) Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, 18-01797
2017 Adarules: learning rules for real-time road traffic prediction Rafael Mena-Yedra (Aimsun), Ricard Gavaldà (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and Jordi Casas (Aimsun). Transportation Research Procedia 27 (2017): 11–18
2017 Estimating emissions based on the integration of microscopic traffic simulation and vehicle dynamics model Jaehyun (Jason) So (The Korea Transport Institute), Nassim Motamedidehkordi (TUM), Yingjie Wu (TUM), Fritz Busch (TUM), and Keechoo Choi (Ajou University) International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
Volume 12, 2018 – Issue 4
2017 Marginal effects evaluation with respect to changes in OD demand for dynamic OD demand estimation Tamara Djukicª, Martijn Breenª, David Masipª, Josep Perarnauª, Joseph Budinº, Jordi Casasª (ªAimsun) (ºÉcole Polytechnique) International Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems in Theory and Practice, mobil.TUM 2017, Munich, Germany
2017 Improving mobility by optimizing the number, location and usage of loading/unloading bays for urban freight vehicles André Romano Alho (Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology-SMART), João de Abreu e Silva (CERIS/DECIVIL, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa), Jorge Pinho de Sousa (INESC TEC and Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto), Edgar Blanco (MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics & Amazon) Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
2017 How network structure can boost and shape the demand for bus transit H Badia (Barcelona Tech, Technical University of Catalonia – UPC), J Argote-Cabanero (TSS/VIA Analytics, Inc), C Daganzo (Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley/VIA Analytics, Inc) Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 103, pp 83–94
2017 Small-scale intervention in a major city center interchange: an economic, environmental and sustainability analysis. G Barmpasa, A Kopsacheilisa, I Politis (all authors – Laboratory of Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) Transportation Research Procedia, Vol. 24, 2017, pp. 41-49
2017 Deployment and Calibration of a Large-Scale Mesoscopic
Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model of Melbourne, Australia
S Shafiei (Monash University), Z Gu (Monash University), M Sarvi (University of Melbourne), M Saberi (Monash University) Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Council of the U.S. National Academies, Washington, D.C.
2017 Simulation-based evaluation of evacuation effectiveness using driving behavior sensitivity analysis C Antoniou (Technical University of Munich), M Kostovasili (NTUA) Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory Vol. 70, pp 135–148
2017 A Multi-Hierarchical Strategy for On-Ramp Coordination E Chung (Queensland University of Technology), R Jiang (Queensland University of Technology), J Lee (Queensland University of Technology) International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, Vol 15, Issue nº 1, pp 50-62
2016 Traffic Microsimulation Models Assessment – A Case Study of International Land Port of Entry R M Aldrete (Texas A&M Transportation Institute), D Jolovic (New Mexico State University), P T Martin (New Mexico State University), D Salgado (Texas A&M Transportation Institute) Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Vol 83, pp 441-448
2016 Investigating and Calibrating the Dynamics of Vehicles in Traffic Micro-simulation Models M Yazan Madi (Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai) Transportation Research Procedia, Volume 14, pp 1782-1791
2016 Evaluation of the Effect of VMS in Reducing Congestion Using Aimsun: A Case Study of Arterial Road Networks within the CBD of Kaduna P Georgakis (School of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Wolverhampton), A Shinkafi Bature (Sokoto Energy Research Centre, Usmanu Danfodiyo University) International Journal for Traffic and Transport Engineering, Vol 6, Issue Number: 2, pp 222-230
2016 Exploratory Analysis of Signal Coordination Impacts on Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram V V Gayah (Pennsylvania State University), J-T Girault (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), S I Guler (Pennsylvania State University), M Menendez (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Vol 1, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board nº 2560, pp 36–46
2016 Machine learning approach for self-learning eco-speed control H D Gamage (Queensland University of Technology), J Lee (Queensland University of Technology) 38th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2016), Melbourne
2016 An ex-ante evaluation framework of dynamic congestion pricing: application to Athens, Greece I Gkotsis (NTUA), C Milioti (NTUA), D Triantafyllos (TSS), E I Vlahogianni (NTUA), K Kepaptsoglou(NTUA), I Golias (NTUA) Advances in Transportation Studies – An International Journal, Section B 40 (2016)
2016 Bus control strategies in corridors with signalized intersections M Estrada (CENIT, UPC–BarcelonaTECH), J Mensión (Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona), J M Aymamí (TSS), L Torres (TSS) Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 71, pp 500–520
2016 Combination of traffic-responsive and gating control in urban networks: Effective interactions M Keyvan-Ekbatani (TU Delft) , X Gao (Pennsylvania State University), V Gayah (Pennsylvania State University), V L Knoop (TU Delft) 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C.
2016 Microsimulation of congested freeway with multiple vehicle classes using Aimsun: a case study on SR-99N C-J Wu (California PATH), X-Y Lu (California PATH), R Horowitz (California PATH), SE Shladover (California PATH) 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C.
2016
The quasi-dynamic model in Aimsun compared to static and dynamic models
J Casas (TSS), A Ruiz de Villa (TSS), M Breen (TSS), J Perarnau (TSS), M Delgado (TSS), A Torday (TSS) 37th Australasian Transport Research Forum, Sydney, NSW
2016 La modélisation mésoscopique à Paris : Le cas particulier de la Place de la Bastille J Roca (TSS), M Jacquard (SYSTRA) Congrès ATEC ITS France 2016
2016 Longitudinal control behaviour: Analysis and modelling based on experimental surveys in Italy and the UK L Pariota (Università di Napoli Federico II), G Nicola Bifulco (Università di Napoli Federico II), F Galante (Università di Napoli Federico II), A Montella (Università di Napoli Federico II), M Brackstone (TSS) Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 89, pp 74-87
2016 Improve traffic operations based on real-time traffic information M L Dorado-Pineda(Instituto Mexicano del Transporte), S A Obregón-Biosca(Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro) Modern Traffic and Transportation Engineering Research, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Jan 2016, pp 1-10
2015 An insight into the economics that underpin the dynamic allocation of road space using traffic signals in New South Wales C Chong-White (RMS) Australian Conference of Economists 2015, Brisbane, Australia.
2015 Dynamic OD transit matrix estimation: formulation and model-building environment L Montero (UPC), E Codina (UPC), J Barceló (UPC) Progress in Systems Engineering, Volume 330 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp 347-353
2015 Modelling and Simulation of Mixed Traffic A Lenorzer (TSS), J Casas (TSS), R Dinesh (Medullasoft), M Zubair(Medullasoft), N Sharma (Medullasoft), V Dixit (SCEE, Univ. South Wales), A Torday (TSS), M Brackstone (TSS) Australasian Transport Research Forum 2015 Proceedings
2015 Get me to the track on time! Traffic management for the 2015 PanAm/ParaPanAm Games in the Greater Toronto Area R Pringle (MMM Group Ltd), G Nikolic (MTO) Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada, Charlottetown, PEI
2015 Energy-Efficient Urban Traffic Management: A Microscopic Simulation-Based Approach C Osorio (MIT), K Nanduri (MIT) Transportation Science, Volume 49, Issue 3
2015 A novel speed-measurement based variable speed limit/advisory algorithm for a freeway corridor with multiple bottlenecks X-Y Lu (California PATH), S E Shladover (California PATH), I Jawad (Leidos), R Jagannathan (Leidos), T Phillips (Leidos) 94th TRB Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
2015 Advanced traffic data for dynamic OD demand estimation: The state of the art and benchmark study T Djukic (TU Delft), J Barceló (UPC), M Bullejos (UPC), L Montero (UPC), E Cipriani (Università degli Studi Roma Tre) H van Lint (TU Delft), S P Hoogendoorn (TU Delft) 94th TRB Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
2015 Link Density Inference from Cellular Infrastructure S Yadlowsky (Stanford), J Thai (UC Berkeley), C Wu (California PATH), A Pozdnukov(UC Berkeley), A Bayen (UC Berkeley) 94th TRB Compendium of Papers
2015 Impact of Mobility Induced by Urban Sprawl: Case Study of the Querétaro Metropolitan Area S Obregón-Biosca (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro), J Romero-Navarrete(Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro), J Mendoza-Sanchez (Instituto Mexicano del Transporte), E Betanzo-Quezada (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro) Journal of Urban Planning and Development, American Society of Civil Engineers, 30 July 2015,
2015 Utilisation d’un modele routier hybride sur un aeroport D Derouard (Aéroports de Paris), Z Bouazzaoui (Aéroports de Paris), E Bert (TSS)
Congrès ATEC ITS France 2015 : Les Rencontres de la Mobilité Intelligente
2015 Developing a Large-Scale Hybrid Simulation Model S Zitzow (University of Minnesota), D Lehrke (University of Minnesota), J Hourdos (University of Minnesota) Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board 2491, pp 107-116
2015 Design criteria for minimum passing zone lengths: operational efficiency and safety considerations A T Moreno (Universitat Politècnica de València), C Llorca (Universitat Politècnica de València), A Lenorzer (TSS), J Casas (TSS), A García (Universitat Politècnica de València) Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board 2486, pp 19-27
2015 Towards a generic benchmarking platform for origin–destination flows estimation/updating algorithms: Design, demonstration and validation C Antoniou (NTUA), J Barceló (UPC), M Breen (TSS), M Bullejos (UPC), J Casas (TSS), E Cipriani (Roma Tre), Biagio Ciuffo (JRC), Tamara Djukic (TU Delft), S Hoogendoorn (TU Delft), V Marzano, L Montero (UPC), M Nigro (Roma Tre), J Perarnau (TSS), V Punzo (Università di Napoli Federico II), T Toledo (Technion), H van Lint (TU Delft) Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
2015 Development of a new microscopic passing maneuver model for two-lane rural roads C Llorca (Universitat Politècnica de València), A Tsui Moreno (Universitat Politècnica de València), A Lenorzer (TSS), J Casas (TSS), A Garcia (Universitat Politècnica de València) Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 52, pp 157–172
2015 Progression Optimization Based on Vehicular Traffic Origin-Destination Data T Arsava (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Y Xie (University of Massachusetts Lowell), N Gartner (University of Massachusetts Lowell), J Mwakalonge (South Carolina State University) TRB 94th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
2015 Urban transportation emissions mitigation: Coupling high-resolution vehicular emissions and traffic models for traffic signal optimization C Osorio (MIT), K Nanduri (MIT) Elsevier Transportation Research Part B: Methodological
Volume 81, Part 2, pp 520–538
2014 Application of the Aimsun Microsimulation Model to Estimate Emissions on Signalized Arterial Corridors A Anya (North Carolina State University), N Rouphail (North Carolina State University), H Frey (North Carolina State University), B Schroeder (North Carolina State University) Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board 2428, pp 75-86
2015 Online dynamic pricing of HOT lanes based on corridor simulation of short-term future traffic conditions G Nikolic (MTO), R Pringle (MMM), C Jacob (MMM), N Mendonca (MMM), M Bekkers (MMM), A Torday (TSS), P Rinelli (TSS) Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting
2014 Methodology for efficient real time OD demand estimation on large-scale networks T Djukic (TU Delft), H van Lint (TU Delft), S P Hoogendoorn (TU Delft) TRB 93rd Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
2014 Real-time estimation of intersection turning proportions from exit counts D Su (UC Berkeley), R Horowitz (California PATH), X-Y Lu (California PATH) TRB 93rd Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
2014 Coordinated ramp metering and intersection signal control D Su (University of California), X-Y Lu (California PATH), R Horowitz (California PATH), Z Wang (Caltrans) International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, Volume 3, Issue 2
2014 Dynamic tolling of HOT lanes through simulation of expected traffic conditions G Nikolic (MTO), R Pringle (MMM), C Jacob (MMM), N Mendonca (MMM), M Bekkers (MMM), A Torday (TSS), P Rinelli (TSS) Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada Montreal, Quebec
2014
Freeway Micro-simulation Calibration: Case Study Using Aimsun and VISSIM with Detailed Field Data
X-Y Lu (California PATH), J Lee (NJIT), D Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), J Bared (USDOT), D Dailey (University of Washington), S Shladover (California PATH) TRB 93rd Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
2014
A Practical Proposal for Using Origin-Destination Matrices in the Analysis, Modeling and Simulation for Traffic Management
Jaume Barceló(UPC), Lidia Montero (UPC), Manuel Bullejos (UPC), Mª Paz Linares (UPC) TRB 93rd Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
2014 Turboroundabouts:
multicriterion assessment of intersection capacity, safety, and emissions
L Vasconcelos (Polytechnic Institute of Viseu), A Silva (University of Coimbra), A Seco (University of Coimbra), P Fernandes (University of Aveiro), M Coelho (University of Aveiro) Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board 2402, pp 28-37
2014 Capability-enhanced Aimsun with real-time signal timing control C Vilarinho, G Soares, J Macedo, J P Tavaresa, R J F Rossetti (all authors from the Engineering Faculty of Porto University) Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 111, pp 262–271
2014 Current validation of traffic models: are they correct for uncertainty analysis? J Casas (TSS), V Punzo (Università di Napoli Federico II), J M Aymamí (TSS) Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45), Symposium Celebrating 50 Years of Traffic Flow Theory, Ÿ Portland, Oregon
2014 Chapter 7: Validation C Antoniou (NTUA), J Casas (TSS), H Koutsopoulos (MIT Transport Lab), R Liu (ITS, University of Leeds) Traffic Simulation and Data: Validation Methods and Applications
2014 OD matrix structural similarity: the Wasserstein metric J Casas (TSS), A Ruiz de Villa (TSS), M Breen (TSS) Proceedings of the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
2014 Static OD estimation minimizing the relative error and the GEH index A Ruiz de Villa (TSS), J Casas (TSS), M Breen (TSS), J Perarnau (TSS) Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Feb 2014, Volume 111, pp 810–818
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16th Meeting of the Euro Working Group on Transportation, Porto 2013
2014 Review of Variable Speed Limits and Advisories: Theory, Algorithms, and Practice X-Y Lu (California PATH), S Shladover (California PATH)
Intelligent Transportation Systems 2014, Volume 1
pp 15-23
2014 “No Free Lunch” Theorems Applied to the Calibration of Traffic Simulation Models B Ciuffo (Joint Research Centre, EC), V Punzo (Università di Napoli Federico II) IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 553-562
2014 An Adaptive Bi-Level Gradient Procedure for the Estimation of Dynamic Traffic Demand G Cantelmo (Roma Tre), E Cipriani (Roma Tre), A Gemma (Roma Tre), M. Nigro (Roma Tre) IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 1348-1361
2014 An Exploratory Study of Two Efficient Approaches for the Sensitivity Analysis of Computationally Expensive Traffic Simulation Models Q Ge (ETH Zurich), B Ciuffo (Joint Research Centre, EC), M Menendez (ETH Zurich) IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 1288-1297
2014 Preparations for Field Testing of Combined Variable Speed Advisory and Coordinated Ramp Metering for Freeway Traffic Control X-Y Lu (California PATH), D Chen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), S Shladover (California PATH) PATH Research Report, UCB-ITS-PRR-2014-1 CA14-2292
2013 Final report: Coordination of Freeway Ramp Meters and Arterial
Traffic Signals Field Operational Test (FOT)
X-Y Lu (California PATH), D Su (California PATH), J Spring (California PATH) Final Report, UCB-ITS-PRR-2014-2, DOI: 10.13140/2.1.4661.1207