Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS) – a First Step Towards Building Collective Intelligence

Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS) – a First Step Towards Building Collective Intelligence This presentation focused on the discussion of the concept of “crowd sensing”, as an approach to collect data from embedded sensors in smartphones. Its positioning as a first, inexpensive, step for the building of a collective intelligence makes it a tool…

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C2SMART Researcher Awarded Sidra Solutions Postgraduate Award

C2SMART Researcher Awarded Sidra Solutions Postgraduate Award C2SMART Post-doctoral Associate Yue Zhou received the “SIDRA SOLUTIONS Postgraduate Award”. Each year, the SIDRA SOLUTIONS Postgraduate Award is given to the most outstanding postgraduate student from a tertiary institution in Australia or New Zealand, based on the quality of his or her research and potential to make…

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Gonçalo H. A. Correia, Shared on-demand automated vehicles for first/last mile transit and beyond

Gonçalo H. A. Correia, Shared on-demand automated vehicles for first/last mile transit and beyond In this presentation Gonçal talked about recent developments from TU Delft research about the usage of automated vehicles as part of public transport networks. The research objectives, methods and results were discussed in a critical perspective with the main goal of…

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Laila AitBihiOuali, Relationship between Gender and Safety in Public Transport

Laila AitBihiOuali, Relationship between Gender and Safety in Public Transport Concerns over women’s safety on public transport systems are commonly reported in the media. In this paper we develop statistical models to test for gender differences in the perception of safety and satisfaction on urban metros and buses using large-scale unique customer satisfaction data for…

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K. Shankari, e-mission: An Open Source, Extensible Platform for Human Mobility Systems

K. Shankari, e-mission: An Open Source, Extensible Platform for Human Mobility Systems Transportation is the single largest source of carbon emissions in the US.  Decarbonizing it is challenging because it depends on individual behaviors, which in turn, depend on local land use planning. The interdisciplinary field of Computational Mobility (CM), which focuses on collecting, analysing…

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Zhibin Chen, Path Controlling of Automated Vehicles for System Optimum on Transportation Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic Stream

Zhibin Chen, Path Controlling of Automated Vehicles for System Optimum on Transportation Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic Stream In the future, when traffic streams comprise a mix of conventional and automated vehicles (AVs), AVs may be employed as mobile actuators to regulate or manage traffic flow across an urban road network to enhance its performance. This…

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Alex Curtis Named C2SMART’s 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year

Alex Curtis Named C2SMART’s 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year C2SMART has chosen Alex Curtis, a master’s student at New York University in Transportation Planning and Engineering, as its 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year. The annual award recognizes a student from one of C2SMART’s consortium member schools, as chosen by the Center’s executive leadership…

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Zhiding Yu, Towards Weakly-Supervised Visual Understanding

Zhiding Yu, Towards Weakly-Supervised Visual Understanding Learning with weak and self-supervisions recently emerged as compelling tools towards leveraging vast amounts of unlabeled or partially-labeled data. In this talk, Zhiding presented some of the latest advances in weakly-supervised visual scene understanding from NVIDIA. Specifically, He summarized and discussed some challenges and potential solutions in weakly-supervised learning,…

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