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Urban Bus Demand Forecast at Stop Level: Space Syntax and Other Built Environment Factors. Evidence from Madrid

José Carpio-Pinedo
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Results seem encouraging and support that Space Syntax and other network integration variables could be an important asset for urban bus demand forecast models at a station level.  ...  Bus transport ridership at 84 stops in Madrid is forecasted using urban environment and spatial integration variables, as well as transport network accessibility indicators.  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the valuable ideas and comments that I have received from an anonymous reviewer and from several colleagues from Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid: Antonio  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.12.132 fatcat:t5bt3z3aqrgczcdmuh2i25glgu

Research on a Scientific Approach for Bus and Metro Networks Integration

Lijing Song, Feng Chen, Kai Xian, Mingzheng Sun
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The objective of this study was to develop and apply a 'scientific approach' for improving the integration of Beijing's metro and bus networks.  ...  According to this data, different bus service patterns were evaluated using a pivot point demand model and PT model.  ...  Development of Alternative Bus/Metro Integrative Schemes There are almost an infinite number of ways that bus networks can be adjusted or integrated with a new metro line.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.04.147 fatcat:thdfczbnmfcudcsbogxipo5jfm

A Review of Metaheuristic Techniques for Optimal Integration of Electrical Units in Distribution Networks

Kayode E. Adetunji, Ivan Hofsajer, Adnan M. Abu-Mahfouz, Ling Cheng
2020 IEEE Access  
This paper presents a comprehensive review of metaheuristic techniques for the optimal integration of electrical units in distribution networks, considering different phases of the optimization process  ...  These include the approaches for handling of crucial objective functions and the optimal integration methods for different electrical units.  ...  In [42] , an LSF technique to select the possible candidate buses for capacitors in a 69-bus distribution network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3048438 fatcat:e2fyuaofarga3giriaittsjbuq

Multi-nodal short-term energy forecasting using smart meter data

Barry P. Hayes, Jorn K. Gruber, Milan Prodanovic
2018 IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution  
Finally, this study outlines an approach for incorporating AMI data in short-term forecasting at the local level, in order to improve forecasting accuracy for applications in distributed energy systems  ...  The analysis presented in this study is carried out using large AMI data sets comprised of recorded demand and local weather data from test sites in two European countries.  ...  In distribution-level STEF, a 'top-down (TD)' approach has been widely used to forecast demand at multiple nodes.  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-gtd.2017.1599 fatcat:vmljumr625beppftrtzjol6pve

Consensus-based Hierachical Demand Side Management in Microgrid

Jie Ma, Xiandong Ma
2019 2019 25th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)  
The scheme aims to alleviate the local supply-demand power mismatch by varying demand response of the HVAC units.  ...  The increasing penetration of renewable power generators has brought a great challenge to develop an appropriate energy dispatch scheme in a microgrid system.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful to Lancaster Environment Centre for providing solar radiance observation data and Metoffice for providing online weather forecasting data.  ... 
doi:10.23919/iconac.2019.8895118 dblp:conf/iconac/MaM19 fatcat:3exaqu56a5bnzjnv6pzrp2ad64

Multi agent system for distributed management of microgrids

Yi Shyh Eddy Foo, Hoay Beng Gooi, Shuai Xun Chen
2015 2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting  
Each agent is assigned to one of the several agent objectives which maximizes either DG or load surpluses or both.  ...  In market operations, distributed generators (DGs) and price-sensitive loads participate in a microgrid energy market implemented in JADE.  ...  Local voltage regulating devices are placed at load buses to improve load voltage profile when necessary. Network parameters were taken from a typical low voltage distribution network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pesgm.2015.7285661 fatcat:lawwussnc5altpj46tohdhm5su

Multi-Agent System for Distributed Management of Microgrids

Y. S. Foo. Eddy, H. B. Gooi, S. X. Chen
2015 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
Each agent is assigned to one of the several agent objectives which maximizes either DG or load surpluses or both.  ...  In market operations, distributed generators (DGs) and price-sensitive loads participate in a microgrid energy market implemented in JADE.  ...  Local voltage regulating devices are placed at load buses to improve load voltage profile when necessary. Network parameters were taken from a typical low voltage distribution network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2014.2322622 fatcat:h7vftuwpxrgrhearjimpialmty

Trends in Models and Algorithms for Fleet Management

Maurizio Bielli, Alessandro Bielli, Riccardo Rossi
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Many of them, however, operate essentially in a demand-responsive mode: the demands for services are not known beforehand and the fleet has to be deployed and managed (re-routed) in real-time to handle  ...  Today, senior executives realize that they need to develop knowledge-based decision-support systems where modelling, algorithmic intelligence and optimization systems constitute an integral part of decision  ...  Bielli et al. (2002) proposed a heuristic approach to solve transportation bus network optimisation problems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.08.004 fatcat:7tgw664otbcobbqxlz2iirlehy

Impact of Local Energy Markets on the Distribution Systems: A Comprehensive Review [article]

Viktorija Dudjak, Diana Neves, Tarek Alskaif, Shafi Khadem, Alejandro Pena-Bello, Pietro Saggese, Benjamin Bowler, Merlinda Andoni, Marina Bertolini, Yue Zhou, Blanche Lormeteau, Mustafa A. Mustafa (+5 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Here, we present an exhaustive review of existing research around Local Energy Market integration into distribution systems, in particular benefits and challenges that the power grid can expect from integrating  ...  In recent years extensive research has been conducted on the development of different models that enable energy trading between prosumers and consumers due to expected high integration of distributed energy  ...  Acknowledgement: This publication is part of the work of the Global Observatory on Peer-to-Peer, Community Self-Consumption and Transactive Energy Models (GO-P2P), an Annex of the User-Centred Energy Systems  ... 
arXiv:2103.16137v2 fatcat:s2lfeqhb7bba5n7y5g6tvox4mi

Calibration of a rule-based intelligent network simulation model

A. A. Memon, M. Meng, Y. D. Wong, S. H. Lam
2016 Journal of Modern Transportation  
A transportation network model for the central and western areas of Singapore was simulated in PARAMICS and integrated with INSIM expert system by means of an application programming interface to form  ...  This paper is focused on calibration of an intelligent network simulation model (INSIM) with reallife transportation network to analyse the INSIM's feasibility in simulating commuters' travel choice behaviour  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40534-015-0091-1 fatcat:oegnwawsc5dcllbunkgn53vne4

On Evacuation Planning Optimization Problems from Transit-based Perspective

Tanka Nath Dhamala, Iswar Mani Adhikari
2018 International Journal of Operations Research  
The optimal use of the vehicles and their assignments to the appropriate shelters from the disastrous zones are highly complicated in emergency situations.  ...  Increasing number of complex traffic networks and disasters today has brought difficulty in managing the rush hours traffic as well as the large events in urban areas.  ...  The second author would also like to thank the University Grants Commission, Nepal for the UGC PhD Fellowship and Research Support.  ... 
doaj:8e0b9c4109ad4b6ba73b60810796d17a fatcat:vmmbpcizarbajemgofgdakaw7a

Effect of Variable Bus Speeds on Bus Network Design

Nicole Foletta, Miquel Estrada, Mireia Roca-Riu, Pere Martí
2010 Journal of Public Transportation  
Both methodologies were applied to the street network of Barcelona.  ...  This methodology, referred to as Variable Speed Methodology, uses a variation of an algorithm proposed by Baaj and Mahmassani that assumes speeds remain constant (denoted Fixed Speed Methodology).  ...  We would also like to thank Nati Franco Cherta for her help in generating the bus network layout maps.  ... 
doi:10.5038/2375-0901.13.2.4 fatcat:2t7jtrz4pbbzxj3mikuvor7moe

Multi-objective operation optimization of an electrical distribution network with soft open point

Qi Qi, Jianzhong Wu, Chao Long
2017 Applied Energy  
Information on the data underpinning the results presented here, including how to access them, can found in the Cardiff University data catalogue at http://doi.org/10.17035/d. 2017.0041041452.  ...  36] , or approaches that assign the objectives in order of importance.  ...  To determine the optimal set-points of an SOP in a distribution network, a novel optimization method that integrates both global (the MOPSO method) and local (the Taxi-cab method) search techniques was  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.09.075 fatcat:7as2cvb6obbqreu67pnlwpt2hu

A review of public transport transfer coordination at the tactical planning phase

Tao Liu, Oded Cats, Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis
2021 Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies  
We then identify and review three extensions of the TCDP, i.e., considering first or last train transfer optimization, integrating vehicle scheduling, and incorporating passenger demand assignment.  ...  While transferring between public transport services has a negative impact on the level-of-service, it is an inevitable feature of public transport networks.  ...  The authors would like to thank the editorial team and the anonymous referees for their constructive comments throughout the review process, which helped improve the quality of the manuscript significantly  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trc.2021.103450 fatcat:vwjpnanksrcw7jzyf4uq2vzklm

An Approach for Redundancy in FlexRay Networks Using FPGA Partial Reconfiguration

Shanker Shreejith, Kizheppatt Vipin, Suhaib A Fahmy, Martin Lukasiewycz
2013 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2013  
In this paper, we present an approach for implementing redundancy in safetycritical in-car systems, that uses FPGA partial reconfiguration and a customised bus controller to offer fast recovery from faults  ...  Results show that such an integrated design is better than alternatives that use discrete bus interface modules.  ...  slot assigned to it (in case of local fault detection).  ... 
doi:10.7873/date.2013.155 dblp:conf/date/ShreejithVFL13 fatcat:pxvql7lvxzcefjty7a7hhnk35q
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