In this winter semester I'm a guest lecturer at the Beuth Hochschule with a course about traffic data, models and information systems.
The CIVITAS Urban Mobility Tool Inventory has been launched and Movsim is part of it.
At the Wherecamp 2015 conference I spoke about 'The unintelligent swarm' - Traffic oscillations in dynamic navigation applications and how to circumvent them.
Philip Ball wrote a article for the BBC Under the Radar column about the two recently published papers From Drivers to Athletes - Modeling and Simulating Cross-Country Sking Marathons and Crowd Flow Modeling of Athletes in Mass Sports Events -- a Macroscopic Approach.
The Technology Review physics blog reported about our paper 'Enhanced Intelligent Driver Model to Access the Impact of Driving Strategies on Traffic Capacity' published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. A preprint is available from arXiv.
The Economist published an article Jam today which reports our results in the paper Enhanced Intelligent Driver Model to access the impact of driving strategies on traffic capacity.
We contributed to the exhibition LEVEL GREEN in the Volkswagen Autostadt Wolfsburg with an interactive traffic simulation showcase. The user interface and the graphics have been developed by Art+Com.
Gabriela Neuhaus made a film about traffic jams.
I received the ITS Award Straßenverkehrstechnik 2008 sponsored by Siemens AG for a working paper in German entitled Datenfusionsalgorithmus zur Verkehrszustandsermittlung und Reisezeitschätzung.
A summary has been published in Siemens ITS Magazine Nachhilfe für Nichtschwimmer, Siemens ITS Magazine 1/2009, p 22-23.
Mark Buchanan published an article 'Why complex systems do better without us' in the New Scientist.
Danielle Parsons published a video 'Can Ants Solve Traffic Jams?' on SlateC.com.
Wolfgang Richter wrote an article for the Financial Times Deutschland.
Belle Dumé wrote an article Cruise control avoids jams on physicsworld.com about our work.