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A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data

Journal Article
Fountas, G., & Rye, T. (2019)
A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data. Procedia Computer Science, 151, 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.04.030
This study provides an empirical analysis of the severity outcomes of injury accidents (i.e., accidents that resulted in an injury-involved outcome) by exploring the possibili...

Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Wretstrand, A. (2019)
Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis. Sustainability, 11(7), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11071894
(Article in Special Issue "Accessibility and Transportation Equity") The topic of social equity in transport planning has been dealt with, in particular, by authors such as M...

Transferred versus local Safety Performance Functions: A geographical analysis considering two European case studies

Journal Article
Intini, P., Berloco, N., Binetti, R., Fonzone, A., Ranieri, V., & Colonna, P. (2019)
Transferred versus local Safety Performance Functions: A geographical analysis considering two European case studies. Safety Science, 120, 906-921. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.08.013
Two main approaches can be used to predict road accidents: transferring existing Safety Performance Functions (SPFs) from other areas (transferred SPFs), and developing local ...

A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach

Journal Article
Sonduru Pantangi, S., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. C., Blatt, A., Majka, K., …Mohan, S. B. (2019)
A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 21, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2018.10.003
This paper seeks to assess the effectiveness of high-visibility enforcement (HVE) programs in terms of reducing aggressive driving behavior. Using Strategic Highway Research ...

Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., & Hao, Y. (2015)
Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics. In 2015 1st URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference (URSI AT-RASC)doi:10.1109/ursi-at-rasc.2015.7302892
Recently, there has been an increasing interest in the study of manipulating surface waves from microwave to optical frequencies [1, 2], especially for the design of conformal...

Electromagnetic modeling of metamaterial-based sensors

Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L. (2015)
Electromagnetic modeling of metamaterial-based sensors. doi:10.1109/imws-bio.2014.7032448
In this paper metamaterial-based sensors electromagnetic modeling is presented. In particular, the interaction between the electromagnetic waves and such structures is analyti...

Surface plasmon resonance of nanoshell particles with PMMA-graphene core

Journal Article
Tarparelli, R., Iovine, R., La Spada, L., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Surface plasmon resonance of nanoshell particles with PMMA-graphene core. COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 33(6), 2016-2029. doi:10.1108/compel-11-2013-0351
The purpose of this paper is to contribute an analytical and numerical study of a new type of nanoshell particles operating in the visible regime. The structure consists of a ...

Spectral Green's Function for SPR Meta-Structures

Journal Article
Iovine, R., La Spada, L., Tarparelli, R., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Spectral Green's Function for SPR Meta-Structures. Materials Science Forum, 792, 110-114. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/msf.792.110
In this paper we propose a new approach to study the electromagnetic field in Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) meta-structures. The geometry is a planar structure infinitely ex...

Optical Properties of Modified Nanorod Particles for Biomedical Sensing

Journal Article
Iovine, R., Spada, L. L., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Optical Properties of Modified Nanorod Particles for Biomedical Sensing. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 50(2), 169-172. doi:10.1109/tmag.2013.2284552
In this paper, an analytical and numerical investigation for modified gold nanorod particles, operating in the visible and in the infrared regime is proposed. The modified par...

Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L. (2014)
Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Body Area Networksdoi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257016
The purpose of this paper is to design a new electromagnetic wave absorber. It consists of a planar layered structure with an isotropic Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) material and a ...
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SMART NETS: Signal management in real time for urban traffic networks

2001 - 2004
SMART NETS aims at enabling a significant improvement of the international state-of-the-art in real-time network-wide urban traffic control via application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation o...
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

ORIGAMI

2011 - 2013
ORIGAMI is concerned with improvements in long-distance door-to-door passenger transport chains through improved co-modality and intermodality. The project addresses the potential for greater efficien...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £506,454

PROGRESS: Pricing road use for greater responsibility, efficiency and sustainability in cities

2000 - 2004
The overall objective of PROGRESS is 'to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness and acceptance of integrated urban transport pricing schemes to achieve transport goals and raise revenue.' The obj...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £419,282

COMPASS

2011 - 2013
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Funder: European Commission | Value: £440,277

Eco-1 Hydrogent Gas Engine

2011 - 2012
Modern motor engines have currently maximised efficiencies (using hydrocarbon fuels) but continue to be hazardous to health as they continue to emit poisonous fumes (especially CO and HC). A hydrogen ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

DYNAMO

2015 - 2016
The CIVITAS-DYN@MO mission is to strengthen sustainable mobility through promoting non-polluting lifestyles, through social interaction and collaboration on the basis of the new media, and through in...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £115,400

CIVITAS CAPITAL

2013 - 2016
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £62,823

Active Access

2009 - 2012
Active Access aims to increase the use of cycling but especially walking for short everyday trips in local areas, in order to benefit people’s health, and the health of the local economy. It aims to t...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £308,400

Mainstreaming Innovation - CiC Online

2013 - 2014
The project aims to reduce carbon emissions through research and application of integrated sustainable infrastructure in the existing built environment that could be replicated on existing and new bui...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,328

EURAMP

2004 - 2007
EUropean RAmp Metering Project (EURAMP) EURAMP is a comprehensive, up-to-date, representative, collective European action focused on ramp metering control measures in European motorways in the aim of...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £201,796