Digital Mobility Short Course
Dates to be announced for spring 2022.
The course is organized during five days, and has the following content:
- fifteen 90-minute periods of lectures and laboratories
- two afternoons dedicated to the visit of companies
- one interactive session for questions and answers
Subject to sanitary restrictions applicable during the course dates, one in-person networking activity might be scheduled for participants from nearby regions who would like to join.
A tentative schedule is provided below.
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3||Day 4||Day 5|
|9:30 – 11:00||Travel demand modeling – Introduction to choice models, Bierlaire||Activity-based models: the next generation of travel demand modeling in the era of big data, Bierlaire||Passenger Matching for ride-sharing and car-pooling, Geroliminis||The Digital Revolution – Hype or Reality?, Alahi||Lab: Learning to predict mobility patterns (with Python), Alahi|
|11:15 – 12:45||Prediction of travel demand – Mobility indicators, Bierlaire||From vehicle-ownership to ride-sharing: policy implications and planning, Geroliminis||Lab: Simulation and optimization of transport systems, Geroliminis||Introduction to machine learning for mobility – Common mistakes, Alahi||Introduction to deep learning – tips and tricks, Alahi|
|14:15 – 15:45||Lab: analysis of demand data (with Python), Bierlaire||Traffic management for multi-modal transport operations, Geroliminis||Presentation by a company||Presentation by a company||Lab: Learning to predict mobility patterns (part 2), Alahi|
|16:00 – 17:30||Lab: calculation of indicators (with Python), Bierlaire||Operational problems for car-sharing and ride-hailing, Geroliminis||Presentation by a company||Presentation by a company||Q&A, all|
- A limited number of scholarships are available to students and full-time teaching staff (rank of instructor or higher) of academic institutions. Written requests for such scholarships should be sent to [email protected].
These requests must motivate the relevance of the course for the applicant’s research and teaching activities. Every applicant must register to the course in order to be eligible for a scholarship. If the scholarship happens not to be granted, the applicant can withdraw from the program at no cost.
- Included in the fees
- A certificate will be awarded at the end of the course to the participants.