Workshop on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) | Comsnets 2015
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Workshop on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

Workshop Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 (Click to view schedule)

Accepted papers have been announced. Click here to see the list.

The first workshop on Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) will be held in conjunction with COMSNETS 2015. This interdisciplinary workshop aims to bring together researchers from various disciplines, and will focus particularly on urban transportation systems. The workshop invites original papers that make contributions to modeling and control of urban transportation networks. We welcome papers involving any combination of theory, analytical modeling and optimization, numerical simulations, real-world data-driven approaches, experimentation, advanced deployment and case studies. Studies involving economic, behavioral and environmental aspects are equally welcome.

Domains of interest include, but are not limited to:

  1. Traffic theory for ITS
  2. Modelling, control and simulation
  3. Emissions, noise, environment
  4. Multi-modal and public transportation management
  5. Economic considerations
  6. Human factors and human behaviour
  7. Dynamic characterizations and emergent phenomena
  8. Emergencies and accidents: phenomena, management and mitigation
  9. Big data and ITS
  10. ITS field tests, deployment and experimentation

Paper submissions

Submitted manuscripts (PDF only) should be at most six (6) pages in standard IEEE two-column format, including figures, tables, and references.

All papers must be electronically submitted via the Intelligent Transportation Systems Workshop submission site on EDAS.

EDAS Link:

Deadline: November 1, 2014 November 5, 2014

Note: All Workshop papers (full papers - both regular and invited) WILL appear in IEEE Xplore.

Important Deadlines

Paper Submission November 5, 2014
Notification of Acceptance 1st December 2014
Camera-ready Submission 10th December 2014
Workshop Date 6th January 2015

Accepted Papers

You can see the list of accepted papers here.

Plenary Speaker

Balaji Prabhakar

Stanford University, USA

Balaji Prabhakar is a faculty member in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. His research interests are in computer networks; notably, in designing algorithms for the Internet and for Data Centers. Recently, he has been interested in Societal Networks: networks vital for society's functioning, such as transportation, electricity and recycling systems. He has been involved in developing and deploying incentive mechanisms to move commuters to off-peak times so that congestion, fuel and pollution costs are reduced.

Invited Speakers

Shalabh Bhatnagar

IISc Bangalore, India

Decentralized learning for traffic signal control

Prabu Chandran, Hemanth Kumar, and Shalabh Bhatnagar

D Manjunath

IIT Bombay, India

On the stability and formations in ad hoc multilane vehicular traffic

Rakesh Chavan, Madhu Belur, Debraj Chakraborty, and D. Manjunath

Gitakrishnan Ramadurai

IIT Madras, India

Strategies for traffic signal control in Indian cities

Gitakrishnan Ramadurai

Workshop Schedule

Time Sessions
09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Talk - The Internet of Things That Move, Balaji Prabhakar
10:00 - 10:30 Invited speaker - On the stability and formations in ad hoc multilane vehicular traffic, D Manjunath
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20 Grid - Based Real - Time Image Processing (GRIP) Algorithm for Heterogeneous Traffic
Manipriya Sankaranarayanan, Gitakrishnan Ramadurai, Bhavesh Reddy
11:20 - 11:40 An Approach for Analysis of Mean Delay at a Signalized Intersection with In - disciplined Traffic
Samrat Mukhopadhyay, Pramod MJ, Anurag Kumar
11:40 - 12:00 Improving Public Transportation Through Crowd - Sourcing
Anirudh Vemula, Nikhil Patil, Vivek Paharia, Aneesh Bansal, Megha Chaudhary, Naveen Aggarwal, Divya Bansal, K. K. Ramakrishnan, Bhaskaran Raman
12:00 - 12:20 Ramp and Signal Control: where motorways and urban roads meet
Peter Kovacs, Gaurav Raina, Neil Walton
12:30 - 01:00 Invited speaker - Strategies for traffic signal control in Indian cities, Gitakrishnan Ramadurai
01:00 - 02:00 Lunch
02:00 - 02:30 Invited speaker - Decentralized learning for traffic signal control, Shalabh Bhatnagar
02:30 - 02:50 Statistics of Stop-and-go Traffic: Emergent properties of congestion behavior arising from collective vehicular dynamics in an urban environment
Abdul Majith, Sitabhra Sinha
02:50 - 03:10 Edge level Vehicular Traffic Estimation using Cellular Infrastructure and Other sources
Manish Chaturvedi, Sanjay Srivastava
03:10 - 03:30 Cost estimates for road congestion in Delhi: projections and recommendations
Harry Raymond Joseph, Gaurav Raina, Krishna P Jagannathan
03:30 - 03:50 GSM - based Positioning for Public Transportation Commuters
Ravi Bhandari, Megha Chaudhary, Aneesh Bansal, Bhaskaran Raman, Naveen Aggarwal, Divya Bansal, K. K. Ramakrishnan
04:00 - 04:30 Tea Break

Workshop Co-Chairs

Krishna Jagannathan

IIT Madras, India

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Gaurav Raina

IIT Madras, India

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Technical Program Committee

Name Affiliation
Radha Krishna Ganti IIT Madras
Krishna Jagannathan IIT Madras
Gaurav Raina IIT Madras
Gitakrishnan Ramadurai IIT Madras
Kanchan Mukherjee IIM Bangalore
Sitabhra Sinha IMSc
Shaunak Sen IIT Delhi
D Manjunath IIT Bombay
Tom Matthew IIT Bombay
Aditya Gopalan IISc
Shankar Subramanian IIT Madras
Jose Holguin - Veras RPI, USA
Richard Gibbens University of Cambridge, UK
Neil Walton University of Amsterdam
Debraj Charkaborty IIT Bombay
Jayakrishnan Nair California Institute of Technology