Jorge Laval's Publications

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Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Mariotte, G, Leclercq, L and Laval, J. A. Macroscopic urban dynamics: Analytical and numerical comparisons of existing models. Transportation Research Part B, 101, 245-267, 2017.

  2. F Castrillon and JA Laval. Impact of Buses on the Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram  of Homogeneous Arterial Corridors. Transportmetrica B (Accepted) Preprint

  3. Laval, J. A., Costeseque, G., Chilukuri, B. R., The impact of source terms in the variational representation of traffic flow. Transportation Research Part B, 94, 204-216, 2016. Preprint

  4. 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. Preprint

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

  6. 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. 

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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. 

  10. 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

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

  12. 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. 

  13. 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. 

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

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

  23. 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

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

  25. 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

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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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

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

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

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

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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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