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MIRaW Day - Traffic modelling and applications

Monday 17th November 2008

Organised by Stefan Grosskinsky and Ellak Somfai

All talks in the Complexity Centre Seminar Room D1.07, Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

  • 11:00 - 12:00 Eddie Wilson (Bristol) An Introduction to Models of Highway Traffic: from Agent Based Models to PDEs (introductory session for Complexity DTC students and everyone interested)
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Sandwich lunch in the Complexity Common Room
  • 13:00 - 13:45 Eddie Wilson (Bristol) From inductance loops to vehicle trajectories: a case study in the parametrisation of complex systems
  • 13:45 - 14:30 Armin Seyfried (Jülich) Pedestrian traffic: An overview of experimental findings and models continuous in space
  • 14:30 - 15:15 Richard Connors (Leeds) Transport Network Models from the inside out and the outside in
  • 15:15 - 16:00 Tea in the Complexity Common Room
  • 16:00 - 16:45 Rosemary Harris (QML) Traffic of cytoskeletal motors with disordered attachment rates
  • 16:45 - 17:30 Chris Haynes (Birmingham City Council) Traffic models at the sharp end
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Wine and snacks in the Complexity Common Room

Dinner at a restaurant (probably in Kenilworth)