Xiaobo Qu

Full Professor at GeoEngineering

Xiaobo Qu is a Chair Professor (Full Professor Holding a Chair) in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. His research is focused on large, complex and interrelated urban mobility systems in the era of emerging vehicular and communication technologies. More specifically, his research has been applied to improvement of emergency services, operations of electric vehicles and connected automated vehicles, and management of vulnerable road users. He has authored or co-authored over 110 journal articles published at top tier journals, many of which are appeared at journals with broader impact than his own research community.

He is a recipient of many prestigious awards, including Ministry of Transport Minister's Innovation Award, Australian Department of Education Endeavor Cheung Kong Fellowship, etc. His research has been supported by Australian Research Council Discovery Programme, Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova, STINT, and European Union.

Before his current appointment, he was a professor at Chalmers (2018-2019), and a senior lecturer/lecturer (2012-2017) in two Australian universities. In recognition of his academic standing, he was invited to serve as an assessor or panel member for many prestigious schemes, including Dutch NWO VICI program, HK RGC Theme Based Grant, Australian ARC Centre of Excellence, Future Fellowship, etc. He is an elected Member of Academia Europaea - the Academy of Europe.

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Showing 88 publications

2021

Trajectory Optimization for a Connected Automated Traffic Stream: Comparison Between an Exact Model and Fast Heuristics

Zhigang Xu, Yu Wang, Guanqun Wang et al
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 22 (5), p. 2969-2978
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2021

Demand control model with combinatorial incentives and surcharges for one-way carsharing operation

Lei Wang, Wanjing Ma, Meng Wang et al
Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies. Vol. 125
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2021

Examining nonlinear and interaction effects of multiple determinants on airline travel satisfaction

Kun Gao, Ying Yang, Xiaobo Qu
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 97
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2021

A Modified Full Velocity Difference Model with Acceleration and Deceleration Confinement: Calibrations, Validations, and Scenario Analyses

Yang Yu, Rui Jiang, Xiaobo Qu
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine. Vol. 13 (2), p. 222-235
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2021

A Platoon Regulation Algorithm to Improve the Traffic Performance of Highway Work Zones

Danni Cao, Jiaming Wu, Jianjun Wu et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. In Press
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2021

Cumulative prospect theory coupled with multi-attribute decision making for modeling travel behavior

Kun Gao, Lijun Sun, Ying Yang et al
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. Vol. 148, p. 1-21
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2021

The adverse impact of electric vehicles on traffic congestion in the morning commute

Tao Wang, Tie Qiao Tang, Hai Jun Huang et al
Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies. Vol. 125
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2021

Modeling drivers’ scrambling behavior in China: An application of theory of planned behavior

Weiwei Qi, Bin Shen, Ying Yang et al
Travel Behaviour and Society. Vol. 24, p. 164-171
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2021

The cooperative sorting strategy for connected and automated vehicle platoons

Jiaming Wu, Soyoung Ahn, Yang Zhou et al
Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies. Vol. 123
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2021

Dynamic driving environment complexity quantification method and its verification

Rongjie Yu, Yin Zheng, Xiaobo Qu
Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies. Vol. In press
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2021

Modeling and field experiments on autonomous vehicle lane changing with surrounding human-driven vehicles

Zhen Wang, Xiangmo Zhao, Zhigang Xu et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. 36 (7), p. 877-889
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2021

A Dynamic Model Averaging for the Discovery of Time-Varying Weather-Cycling Patterns

Guanying Jiang, Ronghui Zhang, Xiaobo Qu et al
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 22 (5), p. 2786-2796
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2021

Eco-driving control for connected and automated electric vehicles at signalized intersections with wireless charging

Jian Zhang, Tie-Qiao Tang, Yadan Yan et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 282
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2021

Customized bus route design with pickup and delivery and time windows: Model, case study and comparative analysis

Xi Chen, Yinhai Wang, Yong Wang et al
Expert Systems with Applications. Vol. 168
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2021

Development of parametric eco-driving models for fuel savings: A novel parameter calibration approach

Yang Yu, Xiaobo Qu
International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology. Vol. In Press
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2021

Improving efficiency at highway T-junctions with connected and automated vehicles

Mofan Zhou, Xiaobo Qu, Weiwei Qi
Transportmetrica A: Transport Science. Vol. 17 (1), p. 107-123
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2021

A Modular, Adaptive, and Autonomous Transit System (MAATS): A In-motion Transfer Strategy and Performance Evaluation in Urban Grid Transit Networks

Jiaming Wu, Balázs Adam Kulcsár, Selpi Selpi et al
Transportation Research Part A: General. Vol. 151, p. 81-98
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2021

Extrapolation-enhanced model for travel decision making: An ensemble machine learning approach considering behavioral theory

Kun Gao, Ying Yang, Tianshu Zhang et al
Knowledge-Based Systems. Vol. 218
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2021

Improving flex-route transit services with modular autonomous vehicles

Xiaohan Liu, Xiaobo Qu, Xiaolei Ma
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol. 149
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2021

Optimal route design of electric transit networks considering travel reliability

Pei Tong, Yadan Yan, Dongwei Wang et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. In Press
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2021

High-resolution assessment of environmental benefits of dockless bike-sharing systems based on transaction data

Aoyong Li, Kun Gao, Pengxiang Zhao et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 296
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2021

Public Transit Planning and Operation in the Era of Automation, Electrification, and Personalization

Xiaolei Ma, Xiaoyue Liu, Xiaobo Qu
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 22 (4), p. 2345-2348
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2021

Spatial heterogeneity in distance decay of using bike sharing: An empirical large-scale analysis in Shanghai

Kun Gao, Ying Yang, Aoyong Li et al
Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Vol. 94
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2021

Integrated analysis for Transportation Systems in the Connected Era

Wei Liu, Xiaobo Qu, Agachai Sumalee et al
Transportmetrica A: Transport Science. Vol. 17 (2), p. 169-170
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2021

A two-stage stochastic nonlinear integer-programming model for slot allocation of a liner container shipping service

Tingsong Wang, Qiang Meng, Shuaian Wang et al
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 150, p. 143-160
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2021

Optimization of electric bus scheduling considering stochastic volatilities in trip travel time and energy consumption

Yiming Bie, Jinhua Ji, Xiangyu Wang et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. In Press
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2021

On the Role of Battery Capacity Fading Mechanism in the Lifecycle Cost of Electric Bus Fleet

Le Zhang, Ziling Zeng, Xiaobo Qu
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 22 (4), p. 2371 -2380
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2021

Quantification of the impact of traffic incidents on speed reduction: A causal inference based approach

Danni Cao, Jianjun Wu, Xianlei Dong et al
Accident Analysis and Prevention. Vol. 157
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2021

Introduction

Xiaobo Qu, Bart van Arem
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. In press
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2021

Sustainable and Resilient Transport Infrastructure

Sara Moridpour, Xiaobo Qu, Nirajan Shiwakoti et al
Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 2021
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2020

To Investigate the Hidden Gap between Traffic Flow Fundamental Diagrams and the Derived Microscopic Car Following Models: A Theoretical Analysis

Yang Yu, Jie Zhu, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 89-98
Paper in proceeding
2020

Novel Crash Surrogate Measure for Freeways

Yan Kuang, Yang Yu, Xiaobo Qu
JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PART A-SYSTEMS. Vol. 146 (8)
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2020

The Impact of Increasing Minor Arterial Flow on Arterial Coordination: An Analysis Based on MAXBAND Model

Liang Xu, Lixiao Shen, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 109-120
Paper in proceeding
2020

Roadworks warning-closure of a lane, the Impact of C-ITS messages

Serio Angelo Maria Agriesti, Luca Studer, Giovanna Marchionni et al
Infrastructures. Vol. 5 (3)
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2020

Emission Evaluation of Marine Traffic

Jingwen Qi, Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 201-211
Paper in proceeding
2020

Field experiments on longitudinal characteristics of human driver behavior following an autonomous vehicle

Xiangmo Zhao, Zhen Wang, Zhigang Xu et al
Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies. Vol. 114, p. 205-224
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2020

Investigation on linearisation of data-driven transport research: two representative case studies

Yun Zou, Yan Kuang, Yue Zhi et al
IET Intelligent Transport Systems. Vol. 14 (7), p. 675-683
Paper in proceeding
2020

Guest Editorial: Traffic Theory and Modelling in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data-Selected Papers from World Congress for Transport Research (WCTR) 2019

Sheng Jin, Yadan Yan, Xiaobo Qu et al
IET Intelligent Transport Systems. Vol. 14 (7), p. 637-638
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2020

IEEE Access Special Section Editorial: Big Data Technology and Applications in Intelligent Transportation

Sabah Mohammed, Hamid R. Arabnia, Xiaobo Qu et al
IEEE Access. Vol. 8, p. 201331-201344
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2020

Dynamic headway control for high-frequency bus line based on speed guidance and intersection signal adjustment

Yiming Bie, Xinyu Xiong, Yadan Yan et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. 35 (1), p. 4-25
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2020

A diverse, transdisciplinary, and high-quality journal in the era of digital revolution

Xiaobo Qu
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. 35 (9), p. 916-917
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2020

Public transport trajectory planning with probabilistic guarantees

Balázs Varga, T. Tettamanti, Balázs Adam Kulcsár et al
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 139, p. 81-101
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2020

Shore Power Price Competition Between Ports

Jingwen Qi, Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 189-199
Paper in proceeding
2020

Development of an Efficient Driving Strategy for Connected and Automated Vehicles at Signalized Intersections: A Reinforcement Learning Approach

M. F. Zhou, Yang Yu, Xiaobo Qu
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 21 (1), p. 433-443
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2020

Existing and Future Investigation of Charging Technology for Electric Bus

Ziling Zeng, Danni Cao, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 19-27
Paper in proceeding
2020

Minimizing the stop time of private vehicles at intersections with LRT signal priority systems

Mina Ghanbarikarekani, Michelle Zeibots, Xiaobo Qu et al
Transportation Research Procedia. Vol. 48 (2020), p. 939-945
Paper in proceeding
2020

Simulation Analyses of Two On-Ramp Lane Arrangements

Xu Wang, Xiaobo Qu, Pan Li
Journal of the Operations Research Society of China. Vol. 8 (3), p. 375-390
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2020

A Leader-Based Vehicle Platoon Control Strategy at Signalized Intersections Considering Efficiency

Jian Zhang, Tie Qiao Tang, Yang Yu et al
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 185, p. 99-108
Paper in proceeding
2020

Revealing psychological inertia in mode shift behavior and its quantitative influences on commuting trips

Kun Gao, Ying Yang, Lijun Sun et al
Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. Vol. 71, p. 272-287
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2020

Emergency vehicle lane pre-clearing: From microscopic cooperation to routing decision making

Jiaming Wu, Balázs Adam Kulcsár, Soyoung Ahn et al
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 141, p. 223-239
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2020

Hotspot identification considering daily variability of traffic flow and crash record: A case study

Xu Wang, Xiaobo Qu, Sheng Jin
Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. Vol. 12 (2), p. 275-291
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2019

On the Impact of Emergency Incidents on the Freeway: A Full Velocity Difference (FVD) Model Based Four-Lane Traffic Dynamics Simulation

Yun Zou, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 149, p. 165-174
Paper in proceeding
2019

Preface

Xiaobo Qu, Lu Zhen, Robert J. Howlett et al
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 149, p. vii-
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2019

Optimising total entry delay at roundabouts with unbalanced flow: A dynamic strategy for smart metering

Yuzhou Duan, Xiaobo Qu, Said Easa et al
IET Intelligent Transport Systems. Vol. 13 (3), p. 485-494
Journal article
2019

Development of a non-parametric classifier: Effective identification, algorithm, and applications in port state control for maritime transportation

Shuaian Wang, Ran Yan, Xiaobo Qu
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 128, p. 129-157
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2019

Emerging Mobility Systems

Xiaopeng (Shaw) Li, Xiaobo Qu, Joseph Y. J. Chow et al
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine. Vol. 11 (3), p. 8-11
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2019

Overbooking and delivery-delay-allowed strategies for container slot allocation

Tingsong Wang, Zheng Xing, Hongtao Hu et al
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol. 122, p. 433-447
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2019

Robust bus bridging service design under rail transit system disruptions

Jinpeng Liang, Jianjun Wu, Yunchao Qu et al
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol. 132, p. 97-116
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2019

Characteristics of Mixed Traffic Flow in Two-lane Scenario Based on Cooperative Gaming Method

Jingqiu Guo, Shouen Fang, Xiaobo Qu et al
Tongji Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Tongji University. Vol. 47 (7), p. 976-983
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2019

Error Measures for Trajectory Estimations with Geo-Tagged Mobility Sample Data

Mohsen Parsafard, Guangqing Chi, Xiaobo Qu et al
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 20 (7), p. 2566-2583
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2019

A modelling framework of drone deployment for monitoring air pollution from ships

Jingxu Chen, Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu et al
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 98, p. 281-288
Paper in proceeding
2019

Freeway work zone: Current trends and future needs

Udila Pilanavithana, Xiaobo Qu, Said Easa
12th International Transportation Specialty Conference 2018, Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference 2018, p. 84-93
Paper in proceeding
2019

Estimating passenger car equivalent of heavy vehicles at roundabout entry using micro-traffic simulation

Robert Pajecki, Faisal Ahmed, Xiaobo Qu et al
Frontiers in Built Environment. Vol. 5
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2019

Connected infrastructure location design under additive service utilities

X. P. Li, Hugh Medal, Xiaobo Qu
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 120, p. 99-124
Journal article
2019

Discrete Optimization for Dynamic Systems of Operations Management in Data-Driven Society

Lu Zhen, Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu et al
Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
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2019

Blockchain Applications in Shipping, Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain

Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 149, p. 225-231
Paper in proceeding
2019

Aging characteristics-based health diagnosis and remaining useful life prognostics for lithium-ion batteries

Yongzhi Zhang, Rui Xiong, Hongwen He et al
eTransportation. Vol. 1
Journal article
2019

Optimization of Signalized Intersections Equipped with LRV Signal Priority Systems by Minimizing Cars' Stop Time

A. Mina Ghanbarikarekani, Second B.Michelle Zeibots, Xiaobo Qu
2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, ITSC 2019, p. 4230-4235
Paper in proceeding
2019

Towards Eliminating Overreacted Vehicular Maneuvers: Part I Model Development and Calibration

Yang Yu, Yun Zou, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 149, p. 135-143
Paper in proceeding
2019

Towards Eliminating Overreacted Vehicular Maneuvers: Part II Comparative Analyses

Yang Yu, Yun Zou, Xiaobo Qu
Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Vol. 149, p. 145-154
Paper in proceeding
2018

Reproducible generation of experimental data sample for calibrating traffic flow fundamental diagram

Jin Zhang, Xiaobo Qu, Shuaian Wang
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. Vol. 111, p. 41-52
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2018

Modeling Relationship between Truck Fuel Consumption and Driving Behavior Using Data from Internet of Vehicles

Zhigang Xu, Tao Wei, Said Easa et al
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. 33 (3), p. 209-219
Journal article
2018

A piecewise trajectory optimization model for connected automated vehicles: Exact optimization algorithm and queue propagation analysis

X. P. Li, Amir Ghiasi, Zhigang Xu et al
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 118, p. 429-456
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2018

A Comparative Study of Weather Effects on Black Spot Identification for Motorways and Urban Arterials Roads

Jin Zhang, Xiaobo Qu, Yadan Yan
CICTP 2018: Intelligence, Connectivity, and Mobility - Proceedings of the 18th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, p. 1827-1836
Paper in proceeding
2018

Unmanned aerial vehicle scheduling problem for traffic monitoring

Miao Li, Lu Zhen, Shuaian Wang et al
Computers and Industrial Engineering. Vol. 122, p. 15-23
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2018

Trial-and-error train fare design scheme for addressing boarding/alighting congestion at CBD stations

Shuaian Wang, Wei Zhang, Xiaobo Qu
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 118 (December 2018), p. 318-335
Journal article
2018

Tug scheduling for hinterland barge transport: A branch-and-price approach

Lu Zhen, Kai Wang, Shuaian Wang et al
European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 265 (1), p. 119-132
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2018

On the design and operational performance of waiting areas in at-grade signalized intersections: an overview

Yadan Yan, Xiaobo Qu, Hui Li
Transportmetrica A: Transport Science. Vol. 14 (10), p. 901-928
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2018

Minimizing the Average Delay at Intersections via Presignals and Speed Control

Mina Ghanbarikarekani, Xiaobo Qu, Michelle Zeibots et al
Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 2018
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2017

On the impact of cooperative autonomous vehicles in improving freeway merging: A modified intelligent driver model based approach

Mofan Zhou, Xiaobo Qu, Xiaopeng Li
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Vol. 18 (6), p. 1422-1428
Journal article
2017

Ship type decision considering empty container repositioning and foldable containers

Kai Wang, Shuaian Wang, Lu Zhen et al
Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol. 108, p. 97-121
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2017

Station choice for Australian commuter rail lines: equilibrium and optimal fare design

Shuaian Wang, Xiaobo Qu
European Journal of Operational Research. Vol. 258 (1), p. 144-154
Journal article
2017

Improved pedestrian sight distance needs at railroad-highway grade crossings

Said Easa, Xiaobo Qu, E Dabbour
Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 143 (7)
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2017

On the Stochastic Fundamental Diagram for Freeway Traffic: Model Development, Analytical Properties, Validation, and Extensive Applications

Xiaobo Qu, Jin Zhang, Shuaian Wang
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 104, p. 256-271
Journal article
2017

Cruise itinerary schedule design

Shuaian Wang, Kai Wang, Lu Zhen et al
IISE Transactions. Vol. 49 (6), p. 622-641
Journal article
2017

Cruise service planning considering berth availability and decreasing marginal profit

Kai Wang, Shuaian Wang, Lu Zhen et al
Transportation Research Part B: Methodological. Vol. 95, p. 1-18
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