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Balancing Bicycle Sharing Systems: An Approach for the Dynamic Case [chapter]

Christian Kloimüllner, Petrina Papazek, Bin Hu, Günther R. Raidl
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We consider the dynamic case where this is done while the system is in use.  ...  Operators of public bicycle sharing systems (BSSs) have to regularly redistribute bikes across their stations in order to avoid them getting overly full or empty.  ...  When trying to approach our definition of Balancing Bicycle Sharing System (BBSS) problem, the goal is to find a route for every vehicle with corresponding loading instructions, respectively, so that the  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44320-0_7 fatcat:jnirzz74ljfmdmrjlhp3xbxzui

A Hybrid ACO+CP for Balancing Bicycle Sharing Systems [chapter]

Luca Di Gaspero, Andrea Rendl, Tommaso Urli
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Bike sharing systems need to be balanced so that bikes (and empty slots for returning bikes) are available to the customers, thus ensuring an adequate level of service.  ...  Balancing bike sharing systems is an increasingly important problem, because of the rising popularity of this mean of transportation.  ...  comments and for providing the test instances and the results of the methods they developed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38516-2_16 fatcat:lzub2ftajjahdkonhhq5bcyqmu

Balancing Bicycle Sharing Systems: A Variable Neighborhood Search Approach [chapter]

Marian Rainer-Harbach, Petrina Papazek, Bin Hu, Günther R. Raidl
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We consider the necessary redistribution of bicycles in public bicycle sharing systems in order to avoid rental stations to run empty or entirely full.  ...  In general the VNS yields good solutions and scales much better to larger instances than two mixed integer programming approaches.  ...  The authors thank Matthias Prandtstetter, Andrea Rendl and Markus Straub from the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) for the collaboration in this project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37198-1_11 fatcat:mp4qtipr3vfbrfjo3ohev5ft5i

Balancing Bicycle Sharing Systems: Improving a VNS by Efficiently Determining Optimal Loading Operations [chapter]

Günther R. Raidl, Bin Hu, Marian Rainer-Harbach, Petrina Papazek
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Public bike sharing systems are important alternatives to motorized individual traffic and are gaining popularity in larger cities worldwide.  ...  The different strategies for determining loading operations are further applied in combination controlled by an additional neighborhood structure.  ...  We thank Matthias Prandtstetter, Andrea Rendl, and Markus Straub from the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) and City Bike Wien for the collaboration in this project, constructive comments and for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38516-2_11 fatcat:r7hztbnevjegjbpiobqu5bi5dm

Balancing Bicycle Sharing Systems: An Analysis of Path Relinking and Recombination within a GRASP Hybrid [chapter]

Petrina Papazek, Christian Kloimüllner, Bin Hu, Günther R. Raidl
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In bike sharing systems, a vehicle fleet rebalances the system by continuously moving bikes among stations in order to avoid rental stations to run entirely empty or full.  ...  Building upon a previously suggested GRASP hybrid, we investigate different approaches for hybridizing them with Path Relinking (PR) and simpler recombination operators.  ...  Introduction Public Bicycle Sharing Systems (BSSs) are booming in many cities around the globe.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10762-2_78 fatcat:dv35cljjmnc55fgjhcm4fsdlvm

A PILOT/VND/GRASP Hybrid for the Static Balancing of Public Bicycle Sharing Systems [chapter]

Petrina Papazek, Günther R. Raidl, Marian Rainer-Harbach, Bin Hu
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Due to varying user demands in bicycle sharing systems, operators need to actively shift bikes between stations by a fleet of vehicles.  ...  We address the problem of finding efficient vehicle tours by an extended version of an iterated greedy construction heuristic following the concept of the PILOT method and GRASP and applying a variable  ...  In future work we will adapt our methods to the dynamic case of BBSS considering prognosis of demands involving stochastic aspects and investigate the hybridization of VNS with MIP approaches for computing  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-53856-8_47 fatcat:pc4mc6envjfvljxfkjkuus2a2u

PILOT, GRASP, and VNS approaches for the static balancing of bicycle sharing systems

Marian Rainer-Harbach, Petrina Papazek, Günther R. Raidl, Bin Hu, Christian Kloimüllner
2014 Journal of Global Optimization  
We consider a transportation problem arising in public bicycle sharing systems: To avoid rental stations to run entirely empty or full, a fleet of vehicles continuously performs tours moving bikes among  ...  by an efficient method.  ...  In addition, we thank Citybike Wien for providing information about practical aspects of their bicycle sharing system and additional data incorporated into the test instances.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10898-014-0147-5 fatcat:qenu2r5jy5b73idvmvjtjg44su

Design and Management of Vehicle Sharing Systems: A Survey of Algorithmic Approaches [article]

Damianos Gavalas, Charalampos Konstantopoulos, Grammati Pantziou
2015 arXiv   pre-print
This chapter offers a comprehensive review of algorithmic approaches for the design and management of vehicle sharing systems.  ...  Vehicle (bike or car) sharing represents an emerging transportation scheme which may comprise an important link in the green mobility chain of smart city environments.  ...  Acknowledgment This work has been supported by the EU FP7 Collaborative Project MOVESMART (Grant Agreement No 609026). Bibliography  ... 
arXiv:1510.01158v1 fatcat:qx62cmfv4zbxziuzbc6cltda3a

Station-Less Bike-Sharing System

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Tourists who need temporary transportation access can make use of bike-sharing systems for fulfilling their needs.  ...  We propose a system that does not involve any stations for the bikes and rather the user can drop off the bike at any location of his choosing and the payment process can be furnished on the mobile application  ...  Incentivizing Users for Balancing Bike Sharing Systems Marco Santoni, AdishSingla Proposes a system called incentivizing users for balancing bike sharing system.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.a1998.059120 fatcat:ewyir2npk5dundpmjlbtyjigea

A simulation model for public bike-sharing systems

Francesc Soriguera, Víctor Casado, Enrique Jiménez
2018 Transportation Research Procedia  
This paper describes the development of an agentbased simulation model to emulate a bike-sharing system.  ...  This paper describes the development of an agentbased simulation model to emulate a bike-sharing system.  ...  Regarding the data for the case study, this would not have been possible without the open data portal initiative of the Barcelona city council, which includes the Bicing system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trpro.2018.10.086 fatcat:klxy2fk2qnd2rhcqxycdp3kycy

Petri Nets Models for Analysis and Control of Public Bicycle-Sharing Systems [chapter]

Karim Labadi, Taha Benarbia, Samir Hamaci, A-Moumen Darcherif
2012 Petri Nets - Manufacturing and Computer Science  
Conclusion In this chapter, we have presented an original Petri net approach for public bicycle sharing systems modelling and performance evaluation for control purposes.  ...  After, the rest of this chapter deals with an original Petri net approach dedicated for PBS systems modelling for control purposes [2] - [19] - [20] - [21] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/47774 fatcat:57l4x6gf2nbcpgg52zjosvb2q4

Mobility Modeling and Prediction in Bike-Sharing Systems

Zidong Yang, Ji Hu, Yuanchao Shu, Peng Cheng, Jiming Chen, Thomas Moscibroda
2016 Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services - MobiSys '16  
We believe this new mobility modeling and prediction approach can advance the bike re-balancing algorithm design and pave the way for the rapid deployment and adoption of bike-sharing systems across the  ...  In this paper, for the first time, we propose a spatio-temporal bicycle mobility model based on historical bike-sharing data, and devise a traffic prediction mechanism on a per-station basis with sub-hour  ...  We thank our partner BSS operator, Hangzhou Public Bicycle Transport Service Development Co., Ltd., and the anonymous reviewers and our shepherd Qin Lv for their constructive comments and support.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2906388.2906408 dblp:conf/mobisys/YangHSCCM16 fatcat:k2x77dicavft7mbhos7jg5syfu

Dynamic Vehicle Redistribution and Online Price Incentives in Shared Mobility Systems

Julius Pfrommer, Joseph Warrington, Georg Schildbach, Manfred Morari
2014 IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems (Print)  
This paper considers a combination of intelligent repositioning decisions and dynamic pricing for the improved operation of shared mobility systems.  ...  The approach is applied to London's Barclays Cycle Hire scheme, which the authors have simulated based on historical data.  ...  Intelligent repositioning in bicycle-sharing schemes has also received prior attention in the literature [1] . The proposed approaches can be separated into static and dynamic approaches.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tits.2014.2303986 fatcat:zvz4q3yvjjcu7ckja3uyq42t2m

Multi-Agent Vehicle Share System

2019 Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal  
KEYWORD ABSTRACT Multi-Agent; JADE; Vehicle share system; ecological A multi-agent system is proposed that simulates a network of vehicle rental stations in a city.  ...  Subsequently, an architecture capable of being scalable in terms of functionalities and the number of agents involved in it will be proposed.  ...  These have evolved over time, and today it is essential to analyze various approaches to the implementation, maintenance and improvement of bicycle sharing systems (Gebhard and Noland, 2013) .  ... 
doi:10.14201/adcaij2019812735 fatcat:ypxe5j4etnh4xniskzezq46whe

A bike sharing system based on Blockchain platform

Hanyue Guo, Jiting Zhou, Jiaqi Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Yansong Wang
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
This paper proposes a bike sharing system based on blockchain service platform and a shared operation mode of C2C. The system uses the blockchain system as the trust guarantee.  ...  Accordingly,it is very urgent to rebuild the underlying trust mechanism. Most bike sharing systems are centralized,leading to overpressure on the central server.  ...  Introduction Current bike-sharing system At present, there are some problems in the bike sharing system, as follows: -Trust mechanism problem: there are a lot of human damage to the shared bicycle.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201823201027 fatcat:oodd45xlabhk3owrw4kfmokeq4
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