Publications

Journal publications

  1. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Mesoscopic Modeling of Bus Public Transportation. Transportation Research Record, 2188, 9-18.
  2. Toledo T., Cats O., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Mesoscopic Simulation for Transit Operations. Transportation Research Part C, 18(6), 896-908.
  3. Cats O., Koutsopoulos H.N., Burghout W. and Toledo T. (2011). Effect of Real-Time Transit Information on Dynamic Passenger Path Choice. Transportation Research Record, 2217, 46-54.
  4. Cats O., Larijani A.N., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos H.N (2011). Impacts of Holding Control Strategies on Transit Performance: A Bus Simulation Model Analysis. Transportation Research Record, 2216, 51-58.
  5. Cats O., Larijani A.N., Ólafsdóttir A., Burghout W., Andreasson I. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Holding Control Strategies: A Simulation-Based Evaluation and Guidelines for Implementation. Transportation Research Record, 2274, 100-108.
  6. Cats O. (2014). Multi-Agent Transit Operations and Assignment Model. Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks, 3 (2), 1-7.
  7. Hlotova Y., Cats O. and Meijer S. (2014). Measuring Bus Driver’s Occupational Stress under Changing Working Conditions. Transportation Research Record, 2415, 13-20.
  8. Cats O., Reimal T. and Susilo Y. (2014). Evaluating the Impacts of Fare-Free Public Transport Policy: The Case of Tallinn, Estonia. Transportation Research Record, 2415, 89-96.
  9. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2014). Dynamic Vulnerability Analysis of Public Transport Networks: Mitigation Effects of Real-Time Information.  Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, 435-463. DOI 10.1007/s11067-014-9237-7
  10. Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2014). Exploring Key Determinants of Travel Satisfaction for Multi-Modal Trips by Different Traveler Groups. Transportation Research Part A,  67, 366-380.
  11. Cats O., Mach Rufi F. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2014). Optimizing the Number and Location of Time Point Stops. Public Transport, 6 (3), 215-235. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-014-0092-
  12. Cats O. (2014). Regularity-Driven Bus Operations: Principles, Implementation and Business Models. Transport Policy, 36, 223-230
  13. Cats O., Abenoza R.F., Liu C. and Susilo Y. (2015). Identifying Priority Areas based on a Thirteen Years Evolution of Satisfaction with Public Transport and Its Determinants. Transportation Research Record, 2538, 86-95.
  14. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2015). Planning for the Unexpected: The Value of Reserve Capacity for Public Transport Network Robustness. Transportation Research Part A, 81, 47-61.
  15. Cats O., Wang Q. and Zhao Y. (2015). The Identification and Classification of Urban Centres Using Public Transport Passenger Flows Data. Journal of Transport Geography,  48, 10-22.
  16. Jenelius E. and Cats O. (2015). The Value of New Public Transport Links for Network Robustness and Redundancy. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 11 (9), 819-835.  DOI:10.1080/23249935.2015.1087232
  17. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2016). Real-Time Bus Arrival Information System – An Empirical Evaluation. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 20 (2), 138-151.
  18. Cats O., Zhang C. and Nissan A. (2016). Survey Methodology for Measuring Parking Occupancy: Impacts of an On-Street Parking Pricing Scheme in an Urban Center. Transport Policy., 47, 55-63.
  19. Cats O. (2016). The Robustness Value of Public Transport Development Plans. Journal of Transport Geography, 51, 236-246.
  20. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2016). Evaluating the Added-Value of Online Bus Arrival Prediction Schemes. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 86, 35-55.
  21. Fadaei M. and Cats O. (2016). Evaluating the Impacts and Benefits of Public Transport Design and Operational Measures. Transport Policy, 48, 105-116.
  22. Winter K., Cats O., Correia G.H.A and van Arem B. (2016). Designing an Automated Demand-Responsive Transport System: Fleet Size and Performance Analysis for the Case Study of a Campus Train Station Service. Transportation Research Record, 2542, 75-83.
  23. Morriea-Matias L. and Cats O. (2016). Towards an AVL-based Demand Estimation Model. Transportation Research Record, 2544, 141-149.
  24. Papacharalampous A.E., Cats O., Lankhaar J-W., Daamen W. and van Lint H. (2016). Multi-Modal Data Fusion for Big Events. Transportation Research Record, 2594, 118-126.
  25. Cats O., Yap M. and van Oort N. (2016). Exposing the Role of Exposure: Public Transport Network Risk Analysis. Transportation Research Part A. 88, 1-14.
  26. Cats O., West J. and Eliasson J. (2016). A Dynamic Stochastic Model for Evaluating Congestion and Crowding Effects in Transit Systems. Transportation Research Part B, 89, 43-57.
  27. Moreira-Matias L., Cats O., Gama J., Mendes-Moreira J. and de Sousa J.F. (2016). An Online Learning Approach to Eliminate Bus Bunching in Real-time. Applied Soft Computing, 47, 460-482.
  28. Cats O. and Hartl M. (2016). Modelling Public Transport On-board Congestion: Comparing Schedule-based and Agent-based Assignment Approaches and their Implications. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 50 (6), 1209-1224.
  29. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2016). Beyond a Complete Failure: The Impact of Partial Capacity Degradation on Public Transport Network Vulnerability. Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics. In press.
  30. Abenoza R.F., Cats O. and Susilo Y.O. (2017). Travel Satisfaction with Public Transport: Determinants, User Classes, Regional Disparity and Their Evolution. Transportation Research Part A, 95, 64-84.
  31. Fadaei M., Cats O. and . Bhaskar A. (2017). A Hybrid Scheme for Real-Time Prediction of Bus Trajectories. Journal of Advanced Transportation. In press.
  32. Ton D., Cats O., Duives D. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). How do People Cycle in Amsterdam? Existing Cyclists’ Route Choice Determinants using GPS Data from an Urban Area. Transportation Research Record. In press.
  33. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Constructing Transit Origin-Destination Matrices using Spatial Clustering. Transportation Research Record, 2652, 39-49.
  34. de Regt K., Cats O., van Oort N. and van Lint H. (2017). Investigating Potential Transit Ridership by Fusing Smartcard Data and GSM Data. Transportation Research Record, 2652, 50-58.
  35. Ghaemi N., Cats O. and Goverde R.M.P. (2017). Railway Disruption Management Challenges and Possible Solution Directions. Public Transport. In press.
  36. Molin E., Blangé J., Cats O. and Chorus C. (2017). Willingness to Pay for Safety Improvements in Passenger Air Travel. Journal of Air Transport Management, 62, 165-175.
  37. Cats O. (2017). Topological Evolution of a Metropolitan Rail Transport Network: The Case of Stockholm. Journal of Transport Geography, 62, 173-182.
  38. Gentile G. and Cats O. (2017). Introduction to the Special Issue on Public Transport Modelling. EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics. In press. DOI: 10.1007/s13676-017-0107-6
  39. Cats O., Koppenol G-J. and Warnier M. (2017). Robustness Assessment of Link Capacity Reduction for Complex Networks: Application for Public Transport Systems. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 167, 544-553.
  40. Cats O. and Gkioulou Z. (2017). Modelling the Impacts of Public Transport Reliability and Travel Information on Passengers’ Waiting Time Uncertainty. EURO Journal of Transportation and Logistics, 6 (3), 247-270.
  41. Cats O., Susilo Y. and Reimal T. (2017). The Prospects of Fare-Free Public Transport: Evidence from Tallinn. Transportation, 44 (5), 1083-1104.

Book chapters

  1.   Susilo Y. O. and Cats O. (2014). Service Quality of Transit Systems. In: Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy, Mark Garrett (Eds.), Sage. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483346526.n517
  2.   Ceccato V., Cats O. and Wang Q. (2015). The Geography of Pickpocketing at Bus Stops: An analysis of Grid Cells. In: Safety and Security in Transit Environments: An interdisciplinary Approach, V. Ceccato and A. Newton (Eds.), pp. 76-98, London: Palgrave.
  3. Gentile G., Florian M., Hamdouch Y., Cats O. and Nuzzolo A. (2016). The Theory of Transit Assignment: Basic Modelling Frameworks. In: Modeling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems, G. Gentile and K. Nökel, pp. 287-386. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-25082-3.
  4. Chandakas E., Leurent F. and Cats O. (2016). Applications and Future Developments: Modeling Software and Advanced Applications. In: Modeling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems, G. Gentile and K. Nökel, pp. 521-560. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-25082-3.
  5. Khiari J., Moreira-Matias L., Cerqueira V. and Cats O. (2016). Automated Setting of Bus Scheduling Coverage Using Unsupervised Machine Learning. In: Advanced in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Volume 9651 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 552-564.
  6. Cats O. (2016). Real-Time Operations Management Decision Support Systems: A Conceptual Framework. In: Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems, A. Nuzzolo and W.H. K. Lam (Eds.).CRC Press: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781498743532

Refereed papers in conference proceedings

  1. Toledo T., Cats O., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos (2008). Mesoscopic Simulation for Transit Operations. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of Transport Simulation 2008 (ISTS08).
  2. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Evaluation of Real-Time Holding Strategies for Improved Bus Service Reliability. IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, Portugal, 718-723.
  3. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2012). Vulnerability Analysis of Public Transport Networks: A Dynamic Approach and Case Study for Stockholm. The 5th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR2012), Hong Kong.
  4. Cats O., Mach Rufi F. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Optimizing the Number and Location of Time Point Stops. The 12th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, Chile, CASPT.
  5. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Modeling Real-Time Transit Information and Its Impacts on Travelers’ Decisions. Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  6. Cats O. (2013). Multi-Agent Transit Operations and Assignment Model. Procedia Computer Science, 19, 809-814. The 2nd International Workshop on Agent-based Mobility, Traffic and Transportation Models, Methodologies and Applications (ABMTRANS), Canada.
  7. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2013). Real-Time Bus Arrival Information System – An Empirical Evaluation. The 16th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), The Netherlands, 1310-1315.
  8. Woodcock A., Berkeley N., Cats O., Susilo Y., Hrin G.R., O’Reilly O., Markuceviˇciute I. and Pimentel T.  (2014). Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, United Kingdom.
  9. Woodcock A., Osmond J., Hrin G.R., Papadopoulou O., Cats O., Susilo Y., Pimentel T. and O’Reilly O. (2014). Deconstructing the Whole Journey Traveler Experience. . Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE2014, Poland.
  10. Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2014). Key Determinants of Travel Satisfaction for Different Transport Modes and Travellers’ Groups. Proceedings of the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  11. Cats O. and Al-Mudhaffar A. (2014). An Implementation of Regularity-Driven Bus Service: Development of Alternative Business Models. Transport Research Arena, Paris.
  12. Cats O., Susilo Y., Hrin G.R., Woodcock A., Diana M., et al. (2014). An Integrated Approach to Measuring the Whole Journey Experience. Transport Research Arena, Paris.
  13. Oshyani F.M. and Cats O. (2014). Rolling Horizon Predictions of Bus Trajectories. Proceedings of the International Conference on  Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization. (OPT-i), Greece.
  14. Cats O. (2014). An Agent-Based Approach for Modeling Real-Time Travel Information in Transit Systems. Procedia Computer Science, 32, 744-749. The 3rd International Workshop on Agent-based Mobility, Traffic and Transportation Models, Methodologies and Applications (ABMTRANS), Belgium.
  15. Jenelius E. and Cats O. (2014). The Value of New Cross-Radial Link for Public Transport Network Resilience. Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), United Kingdom.
  16. Susilo Y., Cats O., Diana M., Hrin G.R. and Woodcock A. (2014). Implementing a Behavioural Pilot Survey for the Stage-Based Study of the Whole Journey Traveler Experience. The 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods (ISCSTC10), Australia.
  17. Oshyani F.M. and Cats O. (2014). Real-Time Bus Departure Time Predictions: Vehicle Trajectory and Countdown Display Analysis. The 17th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), China.
  18. Cats O. (2014). Real-Time Predictions for Light Rail Train Systems. The 17th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), China.
  19. Cats O., Zhang C. and Nissan A. (2015). Empirical Evaluation of an On-Street Pricing Scheme in the City Center. Proceedings of the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  20. Cats O., Abenoza R.F., Liu C. and Susilo Y. (2015). Identifying Priority Areas based on a Thirteen Years Evolution of Satisfaction with Public Transport and Its Determinants.  Proceedings of the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  21. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2015). Beyond a Complete Failure: The Impact of Partial Capacity Reductions on Public Transport Network Vulnerability. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
  22. Cats O., Yap M. and van Oort N. (2015). Exposing the Role of Exposure: Identifying and Evaluating Critical Links in Public Transport Networks. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
  23. Cats O. (2015). The Resilience Value of Public Transport Development Plans. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
  24. Cats O. and Hartl M. (2015). Modelling Public Transport Congestion: A Comparison of Static and Dynamic Models. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
  25. West J. and Cats O. (2015). Evaluating Transit Preferential Measures – Priority Lanes, Boarding and Control Strategies. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
  26. Oshyani F.M. and Cats O. (2015). An Empirical Evaluation of Measures to Improve Bus Service Reliability: Performance Metrics and Case Study in Stockholm. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
  27. Ghaemi N., Goverde R. and Cats O. (2015). Optimal Rerouting of Short-Turning Trains during Track Obstructions. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
  28. Carnaghi P., Cats O. and Veeneman W. (2015). A Decision Support System for Managing Disruptions in Tram Systems. The a4th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo14), Chile.
  29. van Oort N. and Cats O. (2015). Improving Public Transport Decision Making, Planning and Operations by using Big Data. The 18th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Las Palmas.
  30. Winter K., Cats O., Correia G.H. and van Arem B. (2016). Designing an Automated Demand-Responsive Transport System: Fleet Size and Performance Analysis for the Case of a Campus-Train Station Service. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  31. Moreira-Matias L. and Cats O. (2016). Towards an AVL-based Demand Estimation Model. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  32. Fadaei Oshyani M. and Cats O. (2016). Evaluating the Performance and Benefits of Bus Operation and Control Measures. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  33. Papacharalampous A.E., Cats O., Lankhaar J-W., Daamen W. and van Lint H. (2016). Multi-Modal Data Fusion for Big Events. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  34. Khiary J., Moreira-Matias L., Cerqueira V. and Cats O. (2016). Automated Setting of Bus Schedule Coverage Using Unsupervised Machine Learning. The 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD2016), Auckland, New Zealand.
  35. Malandri C., Fonzone A. and Cats O. (2016). Measuring Spill-over Effects of Public Transport Disruptions. EWGT2016 (19th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Istanbul, Turkey, September 2016.
  36. Hassan S.M., Moreira-Matias L., Khiary J. and Cats O. (2016). Feature Selection Issues in Long-Term Travel Time Prediction. The 15th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, October 2016.
  37. Laskaris G., Cats O., Jenelius E. and Viti F. (2016). A Real-Time Holding Decision Rule Accounting for Passenger Travel Cost. The 19th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Rio de Janeiro , 1-4 November.
  38. Ton D., Cats O., Duives D. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). How do People Cycle in Amsterdam? Existing Cyclists’ Route Choice Determinants using GPS Data from an Urban Area. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  39. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Constructing Transit Origin-Destination Matrices using Spatial Clustering. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  40. Gkiotsalitis K. and Cats O. (2017). Exact Optimization of Bus Frequency Settings considering Demand and Trip Time Variations. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  41. de Regt K., Cats O., van Oort N. and van Lint H. (2017). Investigating Potential Transit Ridership by Fusing Smartcard Data and GSM Data. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  42. Winter K., Cats O., Martens K. and van Arem B. (2017). A Stated Choice Experiment on Mode Choice in an Era of Free-Floating Carsharing and Shared Autonomous Vehicles. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  43. Gavriilidou A., Cats O., Leffler D., Corman F. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017).Real-time Transfer Synchronization of Public Transport Services using Passenger Data. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  44. Molin E., Blangé J., Cats O. and Chorus C. (2017) Willingness to Pay for Safety Improvements in Passenger Air Travel. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  45. Ton D., Duives D., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Evaluating a data-driven approach for choice set identification. International Choice Modelling Conference, Cape Town.
  46. Alonso Gonzalez M., van Oort N., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Flexibility or Uncertainty? Forecasting Modal Shift Towards Demand Responsive Public Transport. International Choice Modelling Conference, Cape Town.
  47. Ghaemi N., Cats O., Goverde R. (2017). Microscopic algorithm for optimally short-turning trains in case of complete blockage. The 7th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (RaiLille2017, IAROR), Lille.
  48. Shelat S. and Cats O. (2017). Measuring Spill-over Effects of Disruptions in Public Transport Networks. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 756-761.
  49. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Analysis of Network-wide Transit Passenger Flows based on Principal Component Analysis. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 744-749.
  50. Drabicki A., Kucharski R., Cats O. and Fonzone A. (2017). Simulating the Effects of Real-time Crowding Information in Public Transport Networks. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 675-680.
  51. Winter K., Cats O., Martens K. and van Arem B. (2017). Impact of Relocation Strategies for a Fleet of Shared Automated Vehicles on Service Efficiency, Effectiveness and Externalities. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 844-849.
  52. Leffler D., Cats O., Jenelius E. and Burghout W. (2017). Real-time Short-turning in High Frequency Bus Services based on Passenger Cost. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 861-866.
  53. Yap M., Cats O., Yu S. and van Arem B. (2017). Crowding Valuation in Urban Tram and Bus Transportation based on Smart Card Data. The 5th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo17), Sweden.
  54. Alonso-Gonzalez M.J., van Oort N., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S.Urban Demand Responsive Transport in the Mobility as a Service Ecosystem: Its Role and Potential Market Share. The 5th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo17), Sweden.
  55. Yap M., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Data-driven Transfer Inference for Public Transport Journeys during Disruptions. EWGT2017 (20th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Budapest, Hungary.
  56. Narayan J., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Performance Assessment of Fixed and Flexible Public Transport in a Multi Agent Simulation Framework. EWGT2017 (20th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Budapest, Hungary.