Short course

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

The theme 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, LinköpingUniversity, Sweden.

10.00–10.20 Refreshments

10.20–11.50 Lecture 2: Mining, analysis and modelling of passenger flow data, time androute choice inrailway networks, Otto Anker Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark,Denmark.

11.50–13.10 Lunch at Louis de Geer

13.10–14.40 Lecture 3: Analysisof train traffic and track capacity useto improve the quality of operations, Giorgio Medeossi, TRENOlab, Italy.

14.40–15.00 Refreshments

15.00–16.00 Lecture4: Machine Learning: theory and application Pavle Kecman, Allianz Data Office, The Netherlands

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