2-6 October 2017, Williamsburg, New York City

Simulating with Aimsun + Mastering Multi-Resolution Modeling and Calibration

Sign up now for this five-day Aimsun training course, which is made up of three days of hands-on, foundation exercises in micro and meso level simulation followed by a more advanced level module of two days that covers multi-resolution modeling/advanced calibration of mesoscopic and microscopic models.

 

Prices and registration

If you would like to attend one or both of these courses, please contact info@aimsun.com for prices and regsitration detials.

 

Course location

WeWork Williamsburg
134 N 4th St
Brooklyn
NY 11249

 

Course Contents

Morning session: 09:15 – 12:45 (including a 15-min break) Afternoon session: 13:30 – 18:00 (including a 15-min break)

Foundation course: Day 1

Editing a model (5 h)

  • Geometry, traffic demand, signals, public transport

Managing scenarios(1 h)

  • Dynamic scenarios, experiments and replications
  • Revisions

Outputs (1 h 30 min)

  • Time series, thematic maps

Foundation course: Day 2

Outputs (continued) (30 min)

  • Scenario comparison

Traffic management (4 h)

  • Traffic management actions
  • Modelling incidents and mitigation strategies
  • Modelling turn restrictions, reversible lanes, and other scheduled events

Dynamic traffic assignment (3 h)

  • Dynamic traffic assignment framework
  • Cost functions
  • Stochastic route choice algorithm and parameters
  • Dynamic user equilibrium algorithm and parameters
  • Practical applications

Foundation course: Day 3

Microscopic network loading (3 h 45 min)

  • Microscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a microscopic model

Mesoscopic and hybrid network loading (3 h 45 min)

  • Mesoscopic vehicle behaviour
  • Calibration of a mesoscopic model
  • Guidelines for hybrid microscopic-mesoscopic simulation

Advanced course: Day 1

Multi-resolution modeling

  • Macroscopic, mesoscopic and microscopic modeling approach
  • Hybrid simulation
  • Static and dynamic cost functions
  • Path calculation techniques
  • Demand preparation
  • Multi-resolution modelling project workflow
  • Exercise

Advanced course: Day 2

Advanced calibration of mesoscopic and microscopic models

  • Calibration workflow
  • Procedures to estimate calibration parameters from real data
  • Tips and techniques to troubleshoot calibration issues
  • Validation criteria
  • Importing real data
  • Statistic indicators to compare simulation outputs with real data

 

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