Jorge Laval's Publications

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Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Laval, J. A., Costeseque, G., Chilukuri, B. R., The impact of source terms in the variational representation of traffic flow. Transportation Research Part B, 2016 (Forthcoming).

  2. Laval, J. A., Chilukuri, B. R. Symmetries in the Kinematic Wave Model and a parameter-free representation of traffic flow. Transportation Research Part B 89, 168 – 177, 2016.

  3. Cho, HW, Laval, J. Microsimulation-based real-time congestion pricing strategy for managed lane. Transportation Research Record. 2016 (Forthcoming).

  4. Berrebi, S, Watkins, K, Laval, J. A real-time bus dispatching policy to minimize passenger wait on a high frequency route. Transportation Research Part B, 2015.

  5. Laval, J, Castrillon, F. Stochastic Approximations for the Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram of Urban Networks. Transportation Research Part B, 81, 904-916, 2015. Also in proceedings of the 21th International Symposium of Transportation and Traffic Theory. Preprint

  6. Laval, J, Toth, C and Zhou, Y. A parsimonious model for the formation of oscillations in car-following models. Transportation Research Part B 70, 228-238, 2015. Preprint

  7. Rafael Delpiano, Jorge Laval, Juan Enrique Coeymans, Juan Carlos Herrera: The kinematic wave model with finite decelerations: A social force car-following model approximation. Transportation Research Part B 71, 182-193, 2015. 

  8. Laval, J. A., Cho, H, Munoz J and Yin, Y. Real-Time Congestion Pricing Strategies for Toll Facilities. Transportation Research Part B 70, 19-31, 2015. Preprint

  9. Chilukuri, B. R., Laval, J. A, Guin, A.: Microsimulation-Based Framework for Freeway Travel-Time Forecasting. Transportation Research Record (Accepted), 2014. 

  10. Chen, D., Laval, J, Zheng, Z., Ahn, S. On the periodicity of traffic oscillations and capacity drop: the role of driver characteristics. Transportation Research Part B 59, 117-136, Jan 2014. 

  11. Evangelos Palinginis, Man-Woo Park, Keitaro Kamiya, Jorge Laval, Ioannis Brilakis, Randall Guensler. Full-Body Occlusion Handling and Density Analysis in Traffic Video-Surveillance Systems. Transportation Research Record (Accepted), 2014. 

  12. Laval, J. A., Chilukuri, B. R. The Distribution of Congestion on a Class of Stochastic Kinematic Wave Model. Transportation Science 48(2), 217-224, 2014. Preprint

  13. Laval, J. A. and Leclercq, L. The Hamilton-Jacobi partial differential equation and the three representations of traffic flow. Transportation Research Part B 52, 17-30, 2013. Preprint

  14. S. Ahn, S Vadlamani and J. Laval. A method to account for non-steady state conditions in measuring traffic hysteresis. Transportation Research Part C 34, 138-147, Sept. 2013.

  15. Zheng, Z., Ahn, S., Chen, D., Laval, J. The effects of lane-changing on the immediate follower: anticipation, relaxation, and change in driver characteristics. Transportation Research Part C 26(0), 367 – 379, 2013. Preprint

  16. Laval, J., He, J. and Castrillon, F. Stochastic extension of Newell's ``three-detector” method. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2315, 73-80, 2012. Preprint

  17. F Castrillon, A Guin, R Guensler, JA Laval. Imputation of Intelligent Transportation System VDS Data using Various Modeling Approaches. Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2308(1), 138-147, 2012. Preprint

  18. Chen, D., Laval, J, Zheng, Z., Ahn, S. Microscopic Traffic Hysteresis in Traffic Oscillations:  A Behavioral Perspective. Transportation Research Part B 46 (10) 1440–1453, 2012. Preprint

  19. Chen, D., Laval, J, Zheng, Z., Ahn, S. Traffic Oscillations: A Behavioral Car-Following Model. Transportation Research Part B, 46 (6), 744-761, 2012. Preprint

  20. Chilukuri, B. R and Laval, J. A. Traffic Signal Volume Warrants – A Delay Perspective. ITE Journal 82(3), 36-41, 2012. View from journal

  21. Zheng, Z., Ahn, S., Chen, D., Laval, J. Freeway Traffic Oscillations: Microscopic Analysis of Formations and Propagations using Wavelet Transform. Transportation Research Part B 45 (9), 1378-1388, 2011. Also in the proceedings of the 19th International Symposium of Transportation and Traffic Theory ISTTT. 2011. Preprint

  22. L Leclercq, J Laval, N Chiabaut. Capacity Drops at Merges: an endogenous model. Transportation Research Part B, 45(9), 1302-1313, 2011.. Preprint

  23. Zheng, Z., Ahn, S., Chen, D., Laval, J., Applications of wavelet transform for analysis of freeway traffic: bottlenecks, transient traffic, and traffic oscillations, Transportation Research Part B 45, 372-384, 2011. Preprint

  24. J A Laval. Hysteresis in traffic flow revisited: an improved measurement method. Transportation Research Part B 45, 385–391, 2011.  Preprint

  25. J. A. Laval and L Leclercq. Mechanism to describe stop-and-go waves: A mechanism to describe the formation and propagation of stop-and-go waves in congested freeway traffic. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 2010. Preprint

  26. Yin, Y., Lou, Y. and Laval, J. A. Optimal Dynamic Pricing Strategies for High-Occupancy/Toll Lanes. Transportation Research Part C 19, 64-74, 2010. Preprint

  27. Ahn, S., J. A. Laval and Cassidy, M. Merging and Diverging Effects on Freeway Traffic Oscillations: Theory and Observation. Transportation Research Record 2188: 1-8, 2010. Preprint

  28. J. A. Laval and L Leclercq. Continuum Approximation for Congestion Dynamics Along Freeway Corridors. Transportation Science 44: 87 – 97, 2010. Preprint

  29. Laval, J. A., Chen, D., Ben Amer, K., Guin, A and Ahn, S. Evolution of Oscillations in Congested Traffic: Improved Estimation Method and Additional Empirical Evidences. Transportation Research Record 2124:194-202, 2009. Paper

  30. J. A. Laval. Effects of Geometric Design on Freeway Capacity: Impacts of Truck Lane Restrictions. Transportation Research Part B , 43 (6): 720-728, 2009. Preprint

  31. J A Laval. Graphical Solution and Continuum Approximation for the Single Destination Dynamic User Equilibrium Problem. Transportation Research Part B, 43 (1): 108-118, 2009. Preprint

  32. J A Laval and L Leclercq. Microscopic modeling of the relaxation phenomenon using a macroscopic lane-changing model. Transportation Research Part B, 42 (6):511-522 , 2008. Preprint

  33. L Leclercq, N Chiabaut, J Laval, and C Buisson. Relaxation phenomenon after changing lanes: Experimental validation with NGSIM data set. Transportation Research Record, 1999: 79-85, 2007. Preprint

  34. L Leclercq, J Laval, and E Chevallier. The Lagrangian coordinate system and what it means for first order traffic flow models. In B Heydecker, M Bell, and R Allsop, editors, 17th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT), pages 735-753. Elsevier, New York, 2007. Preprint

  35. J A Laval. A macroscopic theory of two-lane rural roads. Transportation Research Part B, 40 (10): 937-944, 2006. Preprint

  36. J A Laval. Stochastic processes of moving bottlenecks: Approximate formulas for highway capacity. Transportation Research Record, 1988: 86-91, 2006. Preprint

  37. J A Laval and C F Daganzo. Lane-changing in traffic streams. Transportation Research Part B, 40 (3): 251-264, 2006. Preprint

  38. C F Daganzo and J A Laval. On the numerical treatment of moving bottlenecks. Transportation Research Part B, 39 (1): 31-46, 2005. Preprint

  39. C F Daganzo and J A Laval. Moving bottlenecks: A numerical method that converges in flows. Transportation Research Part B, 39 (9): 855-863, 2005. Preprint

  40. J C Muñoz and J A Laval. System optimum dynamic traffic assignment graphical solution method for a congested freeway and one destination. Transportation Research Part B, 40 (1): 1-15, 2006. Preprint

  41. S Ahn, M Cassidy, and J A Laval. Verification of a simplified car-following theory. Transportation Research Part B, 38 (5): 431-440, 2003. Preprint

  42. C F Daganzo, J A Laval, and JC Muñoz. Some ideas for freeway congestion mitigation with advanced technologies. Traffic Engineering and control, 10 (43): 397-403, 2002. Preprint

Refereed Conference Proceedings 

  1. M. Mallick, S. Rubin and J. A. Laval. N-body Filtering for Road Tracking using a Car Following Model. In Proceedings: 14th International Conference on Information Fusion. Chicago, July 2011.

  2. Laval, J. A. Hysteresis in the fundamental diagram: impact of measurement methods. In Proceedings: International Workshop on Traffic data Collection & its Standardization. Barcelona, Spain, September 2008.

  3. L Leclercq and J A Laval. A multiclass car-following rule based on the LWR model. In Traffic and Granular Flow '07 Part I, pages 151-160. Springer, 2009. Preprint

  4. J A Laval. Linking synchronized flow and kinematic wave theory. In T. Schadschneider, A.and Poschel, R. Kuhne, M. Schreckenberg, and D. Wolf, editors, Traffic and Granular Flow '05, pages 521-526. Springer, 2005. Preprint

  5. J A Laval, M J Cassidy, and C F Daganzo. Impacts of lane changes at on-ramp bottlenecks: A theory and strategies to maximize capacity. In T. Schadschneider, A.and Poschel, R. Kuhne, M. Schreckenberg, and D. Wolf, editors, Traffic and Granular Flow '05, pages 577-586. Springer, 2005. Preprint

  6. J A Laval and C F Daganzo. A hybrid model of traffic flow: Impacts of roadway geometry on capacity. TRB 2003 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Submitted for publication., 2003. HTML

  7. J A Laval. Some properties of a multi-lane extension of the kinematic wave model. TRB 2003 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Also ITS Tech. Report UCB-ITS-WP-2003-1, 2003. HTML

  8. A Laval. A proposal on flow-delay curves. In IX Latin Am. Tr. Eng. Cong. Santiago, Chile, 1999

My Dissertation

J A Laval, Hybrid Models of Traffic Flow: Impacts of Bounded Vehicle Accelerations. UC Berkeley, 2004. Preprint / HTML