Laurence R Rilett, PhD

Professor

  • 2221 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
1986 …2020
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Research Output 1986 2020

2020

Review of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operation and data collection for driving behavior analysis

Pham, H. Q., Camey, M., Pham, K. D., Pham, K. V. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2020, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. Springer, p. 1111-1116 6 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering; vol. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Detectors
Bluetooth
Travel time
Optical radar

Using Simulation to Estimate and Forecast Transportation Metrics: Lessons Learned

Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2020, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. Springer, p. 23-33 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering; vol. 54).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Passenger cars
Calibration
Engineers
Monte Carlo simulation
2019
Safety

Driving performances assessment based on speed variation using dedicated route truck GPS data

Li, Y., Zhao, L. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2019, In : IEEE Access. 7, 8682043.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trucks
Global positioning system
Truck drivers
Monitoring
1 Citation (Scopus)
Highway systems
Passenger cars
Trucks
Limiters
Passenger cars
Trucks
Sensitivity analysis
Agglomeration
Highway systems

Validation of the Highway Capacity Manual Urban Street Travel Time Reliability Methodology using Empirical Data

Tufuor, E. O. A. & Rilett, L. R., Apr 1 2019, In : Transportation Research Record. 2673, 4, p. 415-426 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
Bluetooth
Managers
Planning

What Papers Does the Journal of Transportation Engineering Want?

Hendrickson, C. & Rilett, L., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering Part A: Systems. 145, 9, 01619001.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

engineering
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating passenger car equivalents on level freeway segments experiencing high truck percentages and differential average speeds

Zhou, J., Rilett, L., Jones, E. & Chen, Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 15, p. 44-54 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Passenger cars
Trucks
Limiters
Fuel economy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating the Impact of Highway-Railway Grade Crossings on Travel Time Reliability on a Highway Network Level

Wu, Z., Rilett, L. R. & Chen, Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 10, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
Rails
Decision making
Engineers

Land Suitability Analysis for Emergency Medical Services Posts along State Highways: A Case Study of California

Tufuor, E. O. A., Rilett, L. R., Nam, Y. & Beltran, A. H., Dec 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 32, p. 94-106 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Demonstrations
Availability

Resampling methods for estimating travel time uncertainty: Application of the gap bootstrap

Naik, B., Rilett, L. R., Appiah, J. & Walubita, L. F., Jan 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 42, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
Uncertainty
Statistical methods
1 Citation (Scopus)
Rails
Genetic algorithms
Traffic signals
Sensitivity analysis
Genetic algorithm
2017

Calibrating the Robertson’s Platoon dispersion model on a coordinated corridor with advance warning flashers

Zhao, L., Rilett, L. R. & Tufuor, E., Jan 1 2017, In : Transportation Research Record. 2623, 1, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Traffic signals
Friction

Cycle-by-cycle analysis of signalized intersections for varying traffic conditions with erroneous detector data

Anusha, S. P., Vanajakshi, L., Subramanian, S. C. & Rilett, L., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering Part A: Systems. 143, 8, 04017033.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

traffic
Detectors
Advanced traveler information systems
transportation system
quantification
methodology
traffic volume
engineering
decision making
Decision making

In-vehicle evaluation of milled rumble strips in pre- and post-chip seal maintenance periods

Tufuor, E. O. A., Rilett, L. R. & Hulzen, P. T., Jan 1 2017, In : Transportation Research Record. 2612, p. 47-59 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seals
Vibrations (mechanical)
Acoustic noise
Pavements
Acoustic waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Traffic simulation and transportation engineering

Hendrickson, C. & Rilett, L., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering Part A: Systems. 143, 12, 01817002.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

traffic
engineering
simulation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Train data collection and arrival time prediction system for highway–rail grade crossings

Chen, Y. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Transportation Research Record. 2608, 1, p. 36-45 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinematics
Traffic signals
Pedestrian safety
Linear regression
Radar
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Calibrating truck characteristics into traffic microsimulation

Appiah, J., Naik, B., Rilett, L. R. & Sorensen, S., Aug 1 2016, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Transport. 169, 4, p. 187-194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vehicle performance
Trucks
Calibration
traffic
local traffic
6 Citations (Scopus)

Model-based approach for queue and delay estimation at signalized intersections with erroneous automated data

Anusha, S. P., Sharma, A., Vanajakshi, L., Subramanian, S. C. & Rilett, L. R., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 142, 5, 04016013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kalman filters
Detectors
Calibration
traffic
performance
11 Citations (Scopus)

Spatio-temporal traffic video data archiving and retrieval system

Yue, H., Rilett, L. R. & Revesz, P. Z., Jan 1 2016, In : GeoInformatica. 20, 1, p. 59-94 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

video
traffic
data storage
trajectory
Trajectories
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of four methodologies for estimating highway capacity from ITS data

Li, Z. & Laurence, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Modern Transportation. 23, 2, p. 107-118 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transportation system
methodology
estimation procedure
Curve fitting
Identification (control systems)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating route travel time reliability from simultaneously collected link and route vehicle probe data and roadway sensor data

Eisele, W. L., Naik, B. & Rilett, L. R., Sep 2 2015, In : International Journal of Urban Sciences. 19, 3, p. 286-304 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

travel time
travel
probe
sensor
vehicle
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)

A train speed measurement and arrival time prediction system for highway-rail grade crossings

Chen, Y. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rails
Traffic signals
Kinematics
Pedestrian safety
traffic
2 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting corridor travel time reliability in real time using bluetooth data

Wu, Z. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bluetooth
Travel time
travel
time
Information systems
Racing automobiles
Rails
Students
Education
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)
2013

A model of arterial roadway corridor with multiple intersections near highway-rail grade crossings

Chen, Y. & Rilett, L. R., Nov 15 2013, ICTIS 2013: Improving Multimodal Transportation Systems - Information, Safety, and Integration - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety. p. 367-373 7 p. (ICTIS 2013: Improving Multimodal Transportation Systems - Information, Safety, and Integration - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rails
traffic
Controllers
programming language
Computer programming languages
1 Citation (Scopus)

Driver response to an actuated advance warning system

Appiah, J., Rilett, L. R., Naik, B. & Wojtal, R., Jun 5 2013, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 139, 5, p. 433-440 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alarm systems
driver
traffic
Detectors
travel
3 Citations (Scopus)

Economic analysis of using a renewable wind power system at a signalized intersection

Zhao, M., Sharma, A., Bernt, D. G., Meyer, J. A., Dickey, B., Rosenbaugh, S., Jones, E. & Rilett, L., Nov 25 2013, In : Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations. 17, 3, p. 210-220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic Analysis
Wind Power
Economic analysis
Power System
Wind power

Integrated traffic signal control along corridors with multiple intersections near highway-rail grade crossings

Chen, Y. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 16 2013, 2013 Joint Rail Conference, JRC 2013. JRC2013-2428. (2013 Joint Rail Conference, JRC 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic signals
traffic control
Rails
Traffic control
Highway traffic control

Train speed measurement and prediction using video and radar detector data

Chen, Y. & Rilett, L. R., Nov 15 2013, ICTIS 2013: Improving Multimodal Transportation Systems - Information, Safety, and Integration - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety. p. 1122-1128 7 p. (ICTIS 2013: Improving Multimodal Transportation Systems - Information, Safety, and Integration - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic signals
Rails
Radar
video
Pedestrian safety
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gap bootstrap methods for massive data sets with an application to transportation engineering

Lahiri, S. N., Spiegelman, C., Appiah, J. & Rilett, L., 2012, In : Annals of Applied Statistics. 6, 4, p. 1552-1587 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bootstrap Method
Structural properties
Computational complexity
Engineering
Methodology
2011

A methodology for comparing non-intrusive traffic detectors under different operating conditions

Grone, B., Appiah, J. & Rilett, L., Sep 9 2011, ICTIS 2011: Multimodal Approach to Sustained Transportation System Development - Information, Technology, Implementation - Proceedings of the 1st Int. Conf. on Transportation Information and Safety. p. 1627-1633 7 p. (ICTIS 2011: Multimodal Approach to Sustained Transportation System Development - Information, Technology, Implementation - Proceedings of the 1st Int. Conf. on Transportation Information and Safety).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

traffic
Radar systems
Detectors
methodology
Microwaves
2 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of performance of transitional preemption strategy for traffic signal near at-grade railway grade crossing

Cho, H., Rilett, L. R. & Park, D., Mar 1 2011, In : KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 15, 3, p. 569-579 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crossings (pipe and cable)
Traffic signals
Railroads
Pedestrian safety
Crosswalks
8 Citations (Scopus)

Safety effectiveness of actuated advance warning systems

Appiah, J., Naik, B., Wojtal, R. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 1 2011, In : Transportation Research Record. 2250, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alarm systems
Commercial vehicles
Detectors
9 Citations (Scopus)

Wind/solar hybrid generation-based roadway microgrids

Qiao, W., Sharma, A., Hudgins, J. L., Jones, E. G. & Rilett, L., Dec 9 2011, 2011 IEEE PES General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future. 6039884. (IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic signals
Solar wind
Rights of way
Operating costs
Poles
2010

Developing a state-wide traffic micro-simulation model: Issues and challenges

Naik, B., Appiah, J. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 28 2010, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2010, CSCE 2010. p. 1644-1653 10 p. (Proceedings, Annual Conference - Canadian Society for Civil Engineering; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Highway systems
Calibration
Planning

Effectiveness of combined advance detection and advance warning flashers

Appiah, J., Naik, B., Wojtal, R. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 28 2010, Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2010, CSCE 2010. p. 1626-1633 8 p. (Proceedings, Annual Conference - Canadian Society for Civil Engineering; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Alarm systems
Truck drivers
2009
7 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying optimal data aggregation interval sizes for link and corridor travel time estimation and forecasting

Park, D., Rilett, L. R., Gajewski, B. J., Spiegelman, C. H. & Choi, C., Jan 1 2009, In : Transportation. 36, 1, p. 77-95 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
aggregation
travel time
Agglomeration
travel
28 Citations (Scopus)

Improved flow-based travel time estimation method from point detector data for freeways

Vanajakshi, L. D., Williams, B. M. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 135, 1, p. 26-36 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Travel time
travel
Detectors
traffic
2008
7 Citations (Scopus)
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Missing Values
Imperfect
Markov processes

Journal of transportation engineering changes

Hendrickson, C. & Rilett, L. R., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 134, 5, p. 181 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

engineering
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microsimulation analysis of highway-rail grade crossings: A case study in Lincoln, Nebraska

Appiah, J. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 1 2008, Proceedings of the ASME/IEEE/ASCE Joint Rail Conference, JRC 2008. p. 279-284 6 p. (Proceedings of the ASME/IEEE/ASCE Joint Rail Conference, JRC 2008).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Variable message signs
Rails
Crossings (pipe and cable)
Traffic control
traffic control
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

A class of multicriteria shortest path problems for real-time in-vehicle routing

Park, D., Rilett, L. R. & Choi, C., Sep 1 2007, In : Canadian journal of civil engineering. 34, 9, p. 1096-1109 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vehicle routing
routing
Set theory
heuristics
entropy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improved transition preemption strategy for signalized intersections near at-grade railway grade crossing

Cho, H. & Rilett, L. R., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Transportation Engineering. 133, 8, p. 443-454 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crossings (pipe and cable)
Traffic signals
German Federal Railways
Railroads
Pedestrian safety
60 Citations (Scopus)

Support vector machine technique for the short term prediction of travel time

Vanajakshi, L. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 1 2007, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IV 2007. p. 600-605 6 p. 4290181. (IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Travel Time
Travel time
Support vector machines
Support Vector Machine
Traffic
2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic calibration of two-lane highway traffic simulation models using a genetic algorithm

Egami, C. Y., Mon-Ma, M. L., Setti, J. R. & Rilett, L. R., Dec 1 2006, Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation. p. 510-515 6 p. (Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Genetic algorithms
Calibration
176 Citations (Scopus)

Heuristic shortest path algorithms for transportation applications: State of the art

Fu, L., Sun, D. & Rilett, L. R., Nov 1 2006, In : Computers and Operations Research. 33, 11, p. 3324-3343 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shortest Path Algorithm
Heuristic algorithm
Shortest path
Heuristics
Vehicle Scheduling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling signalized intersections near highway-railroad grade crossings: Sensitivity analyses of key design parameters

Cho, H. & Rilett, L. R., Jan 1 2006, Traffic Control Devices, Visibility, and Rail-Highway Grade Crossings. 1973 ed. National Research Council, p. 149-156 8 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1973).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Crossings (pipe and cable)
Railroads
Traffic signals
Detectors
Hardware