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 planned to be “Big data in railway operations”. Preliminary speakers will be:

Clas Rydergren, Linköping University, Sweden
Giorgio Medossi. TREOlab, Italy
Otto A. Nielsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmanrk
Pavle Kecman, Allianz Data Office, The Netherlands

Fee for the course, see Registration fees. Registration tothe course is made in connection to registration for the conference.

Preliminary Program

9.00–10.00     Lecture 1: Introduction to big data in traffic planning, Clas Rydergren, Linköping University, Sweden.
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.
11.50–12.10    Lunch at Louis de Geer (Concert Hall)
13.10–13.40     Lecture 3: Data compilation and analysis of train traffic and track capacity use, Giorgio Medeossi, LIFT – Railway and Traffic Laboratory, Italy.
13.40–15.00     Refreshments.
15.00–16.00     Lecture 4: Machine Learning theory and application, Pavle Kecman, IBM, The Netherlands.

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