Tuesday, March 28, 2017

[DMANET] ATMOS 2017 Call for papers

17th Workshop on Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modeling,
Optimization, and Systems (ATMOS 2017)

Call for papers

The workshop on Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modeling,
Optimization, and Systems (ATMOS) is an annual event bringing together
researchers and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of
algorithmic methods and models for transportation optimization. The
workshop provides a forum for the exchange and dissemination of new
ideas and techniques. The aim of making transportation better gives rise
to very complex and large-scale optimization problems requiring
innovative solution techniques and ideas from mathematical optimization,
theoretical computer science, and operations research. Applicable tools
and concepts include those from graph and network algorithms,
combinatorial optimization, approximation and online algorithms,
stochastic and robust optimization.


We invite authors to present work that advances optimization methods and
algorithms to facilitate planning and operational management of freight
and passenger transportation and traffic. The workshop welcomes but is
not limited to papers addressing the following challenges:
- Demand Forecasting
- Models for User Behavior
- Design of Pricing Systems
- Infrastructure Planning
- Multi-modal Transport Optimization
- Mobile Applications for Transport
- Congestion Modeling and Reduction
- Line Planning
- Timetable Generation
- Routing and Platform Assignment
- Vehicle Scheduling
- Route Planning
- Crew and Duty Scheduling
- Rostering
- Delay Management
- Routing in Road Networks
- Traffic Guidance
The workshop welcomes but is not limited to papers applying and
advancing the following techniques: Graph and Network Algorithms,
Combinatorial Optimization, Mathematical Programming, Approximation
Algorithms, Methods for the Integration of Planning Stages, Stochastic
and Robust Optimization, Online and Real-time Algorithms, Algorithmic
Game Theory, Heuristics for Real-world Instances, Simulation Tools.

Submission Guidelines

Authors are invited to submit an extended abstract or full paper of at
most 12 pages (including title page and abstract, but not counting
references and an optional appendix). Submissions must be formatted in
LaTeX, using the OASIcs style file. The paper should contain a succinct
statement of the issues and of their motivation, a summary of the main
results, and a brief explanation of their significance, accessible to
non-specialist readers. Proofs omitted due to space constraints can be
put into an appendix to be read by the program committee members at
their discretion. Papers must be submitted electronically via the
EasyChair submisson system at


The submission must be received by June 24, 2017.

By submitting a paper the authors acknowledge that in case of acceptance
at least one of the authors must register at ALGO 2017 or ATMOS 2017,
attend the conference, and present the paper.
The proceedings will be published online and as open-access in the
Dagstuhl Open Access Series in Informatics (OASIcs).

Important dates

Submission: June 24, 2017
Notification of acceptance: July 24, 2017
Camera-ready version: August 4, 2017
Workshop: September 7, 2017

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