Carlos Canudas de Wit was present during the 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems

During the 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems who takes place at Maui – Hawai from November 4th to November 7th, Carlos CANUDAS DE WIT presented : – “2D-LWR in Large-Scale Network with Space Dependent Fundamental Diagram” : Traffic modeling of large-scale urban networks is a challenging task….

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Carlos Canudas De Wit gave a talk at Groningen University

Carlos Canudas de Wit gave a talk at the 7th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked System (NecSys18) about Towards Scale-Free Control of large-scale traffic networks. Abstract: The talk discuss new research lines addressing the optimal control of time-varying dynamic large-scale traffic networks. The driving idea consists…

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Workshop on “Analysis and Control of Large Scale Complex Networks” 10 -11 Sept 2018, Grenoble

The workshop, organized within the context of the ERC-AdG Scale-FreeBack project, aims to investigate problems of modelling, estimation and control of large-scale dynamical systems. Large-scale systems embed intrinsic issues in terms of computational complexity, which make their analysis and the definition of control architecture difficult. Topic 1: Modeling and Model…

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Nicolas Martin visited Imura Laboratory at Tokyo University of Technology from June 20th to August 20th 2018

Nicolas Martin visits Imura Laboratory at Tokyo University of Technology from June 20th to August 20th in the frame of the JSPS summer program . Within this collaboration, we aim to integrate controllability and/or observability notions in the network reduction problem in which Nicolas is concerned. Before the visit, he presented his poster to the other students of the program.

Seminar Program : talk of Karl Henrik Johansson, 8 March 2018, GIPSA LAB, 11:00AM

On March, 8th 2018, at 11:00 AM, in the B208 room, Karl Henrik Johansson presented a talk untitled “Control of vehicle platoons and their influence on traffic”.

Road goods transportation is mainly done by individual long-haulage trucks with no real-time coordination or global optimization. In this talk, we will discuss how to create a networked control system architecture with an integrated logistic system coordinating fleets of trucks traveling together in vehicle platoons. From the reduced air drag, platooning trucks traveling close together can save more than 10% of their fuel consumption. We will discuss new results on how to safely and efficiently control vehicle platoons despite influence of road topology variations and traffic. We also study how automatically controlled platoons effect traffic congestion and how the congestion depends on the fraction of platooned vehicles, intra-platoon spacing and other characteristics. Experiments done on European highways will illustrate system performance and safety requirements. The presentation is mainly based on joint work with collaborators at KTH, MIT, and Scania.

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Presentation of Karl Henrik Johansson

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Maria-Laura Delle Monache and Stephane Mollier were at the TRB 2018 in Washington

Stephane Mollier and Maria-Laura Delle Monache were in January at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual meeting in Washington.
The congress hold from 7/01/2018 to 13/01/2018. This event covers all fields of research related to the domain of Transport. The presentations are divided in Lecture sessions, Workshops and Poster Presentations.