Short course

A one-day  course in the fields of IAROR and ICROMA will be held Thursday June 20th. The course is primarily suitable for PhD students, but anyone is welcome to participate.

The topic of the course is “Big data in railway operations”. Fee for the course, see Registration fees. Registration to the course is made in connection to registration for the conference.


9.00–10.00 Lecture 1: Introduction to big data in traffic planning, Clas Rydergren, Linköping University, Sweden. Presentation is here.

10.00–10.20 Refreshments

10.20–11.50 Lecture 2: Mining, analysis and modelling of passenger flow data, time and route choice in railway networks, Otto Anker Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark,Denmark. Presentation is here.

11.50–13.10 Lunch at Louis de Geer (Norrköping Concert Hall).

13.10–14.40 Lecture 3: Analysis of train traffic and track capacity use to improve the quality of operations, Giorgio Medeossi, TRENOlab, Italy. Presentation is here.

14.40–15.00 Refreshments

15.00–16.00 Lecture 4: Machine Learning: theory and application, Pavle Kecman, Allianz Data Office, The Netherlands. Presentation is here.

For full information about the course and the speakers, please see this document.

Presentations, see above!