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Traffic Estimation and Simulation Group, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Traffic Estimation and Simulation Group, University of Zagreb (Croatia)
Organisation: Intelligent transportation Systems Department, Faculty of Traffic and Transport Sciences, University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia
Contact person(s): prof. Ivana Cavar
Position: Full Professor
Who we are: 

Team cooperated in many international and national scientific and research projects in the area of intelligent transportation systems, traffic parameters estimation and prediction, traveller information services, transportation simulations, public transportation priorities, traffic network planning and optimization and applied data mining.

Expertise areas:  Automotive vehicle control ,  Rail ,  Sensor fusion ,  Monitoring and Control Networks ,  Direct / Indirect ,  Learning control ,  Fault detection and diagnosis
Main achievements:
  • Standardization of data collection and processing procedures in the area of traffic and transportation (University project)
  • Light rail system in the City of Zagreb – traveller information services (research project)
  • Definition of intermodal transportation corridors by multicriteria decision making (scientific project)
International experience:
  • CIVITAS Elan (FP7 project)
  • ICT e-Learning in intermodal transportation (bilateral project)
Collaboration interest:
  • R&D Projects under FP7-ICT
  • Joint R&D in the field of Monitoring and Control
  • PhD and undergraduate student exchanges
Scientific publications:
  • I. Ćavar, Z., Kavran, M., Petrović (2011), Hybrid Approach for Urban Roads Classification Based on GPS Tracks and Road Subsegments Data.,  Promet - Traffic & Transportation. 23 (2011) , 4;  pp. 289-296.
  • I. Ćavar; Z. Kavran; N. Jolić (2011), Intelligent Transportation System and Night Delivery Schemes for City Logistics, Computer Technology and Application. 2 (2011) , 10; pp. 782-787.
  • I. Ćavar, D., Barić, Z., Kavran, (2008), Assessment of proposed business plans of on-trip and pre-trip information in the LRT system (public urban transit)of the city of Zagreb, Urban transport XIV, pp. 77-86.
  • I. Ćavar (2009), Vehicle routing and travel time prediction, Proceedings of the GIS Research UK, 17th annual conference, GISRUK,: University of Durham, p.p. 235-240
Additional information:

Number of researchers: 10