Department of Information Technology

Future Train Traffic Control - FTTS

Lecture notes

Lecture notes from a short course about our research is presented in Swedish here

Some recent reports

Andersson, A.W., Sandblad, B. (2016)
Beslutstöd och automation i operativ tågtrafikstyrning (BAOT).
(In Swedish: Decision Support and Automation in Train Traffic Control)
http://kajt.org/onewebmedia/Slutrapport%20BAOT%20v1.pdf

Sandblad, B., Andersson, A.W., Tschirner, S (2015)
Framtida tågtrafikstyrning. Sammanfattande forskningsrapport samt slutrapport från FOT-projektet.
(In Swedish: Summary of research on Future Train Traffic control)
http://kajt.org/onewebmedia/Slutrapport%20FOT%202015.pdf

Jansson, A. Erlandsson, M. & Axelsson, A. (2015).
Collegial verbalisation - the value of an independent observer: an ecological approach.
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 16, (5), 474-494.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1463922X.2015.1027322

Tschirner S, Sandblad B, Andersson A.W. (2014)
Solutions to the problem of inconsistent plans in railway traffic operation.
Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management. Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2014, Pages 87?97
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrtpm.2014.10.002

Erlandsson, M. & Jansson, A. (2013).
Verbal reports and domain-specific knowledge: a comparison between collegial and retrospective verbalisation.
Cognition, Technology & Work, 15, (3), 239-254.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10111-012-0223-x

Simon Tschirner, Bengt Sandblad, Arne W. Andersson, Peter Hellström, Gunnika Isaksson-Lutteman.
Analysis of collaboration applied to train drivers and train traffic controllers in Sweden.
In: Dadashi et al, ed.: Rail Human Factors: Supporting reliability, safety and cost reduction. Taylor & Francis, 2013.

Simon Tschirner, Arne W Andersson, Bengt Sandblad.
Designing train driver advisory systems for situation awareness.
In: Dadashi et al, ed.: Rail Human Factors: Supporting reliability, safety and cost reduction. Taylor & Francis, 2013.

David Golightly, Arne Andersson, Nastaran Dadashi, Bengt Sandblad, Sarah Sharples, Simon Tschirner.
A sociotechnical comparison of automated traffic control between GB and Sweden.
In: Dadashi et al, ed.: Rail Human Factors: Supporting reliability, safety and cost reduction. Taylor & Francis, 2013.

G Isaksson-Lutteman, A Kauppi, A W Andersson, B Sandblad, and M Erlandsson
Operative tests of a new system for train traffic control
In John R Wilson et al ed., Rail Human Factors Around the World, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012

A W Andersson, G Isaksson-Lutteman, A Kauppi and B Sandblad
Automated functions in train traffic control. Problems and solutions.
Rail Human Factors 2009, Lille, France, March 2009.

B Sandblad, A W Andersson, A Kauppi, G Isaksson-Lutteman
Development and implementation of new principles and systems for train traffic control in Sweden
Computers in Railways XII, WIT-press, 2010, pp 441-450.

Sandblad, B., Andersson, A.W., Kauppi, A. and Wikström, J.
Implementation of a Test System for Evaluation of New Concepts in Rail Traffic Planning and Control.
In: Wilson, J., Norris, B., Clarke, T. and Mills, A. eds.: People and Rail Systems. Human Factors at the Heart of the Railways. Ashgate Publ. Comp., 2007

Arvid Kauppi, Licentiate thesis 2006
A Human-Computer Interaction Approach to Train Traffic Control

Arvid Kauppi, Johan Wikström, Bengt Sandblad and Arne W. Andersson.
Future train traffic control: control by re-planning.
Cognition, Technology & Work, Vol 8, No 1, 2006, 50 - 56.
Springer-Verlag London Ltd.

Johan Wikström, Arvid Kauppi, Arne W. Andersson, and Bengt Sandblad
Designing a Graphical User Interface for Train Traffic Control
Technical report, Dept of information technology, Uppsala University 2006-025. May 2006.

Arvid Kauppi, Johan Wikström, Bengt Sandblad, and Arne W. Andersson
Control Strategies for Managing Train Traffic, Difficulties Today and Solutions for the Future
Technical report, Dept of information technology, Uppsala University 2006-024. May 2006.

Recent technical project reports (in Swedish)
Earlier technical project reports (in Swedish)

The following reports are only available in Swedish:

CATD-reports

TOPSim-reports

Other reports

Earlier conference reports

Bengt Sandblad, Arne W. Andersson
The role of Human-Computer Interaction in design of new Train Traffic Control Systems
World Congress on Railway Research, 16-19 November 1997, Florence, Italy.
In proceedings volume A, pp. 777-783.

Arne W. Andersson, Ingemar Frej, Anders Gideon, Peter Hellström and Bengt Sandblad
A systems analysis approach to modelling train traffic control
World Congress on Railway Research, 16-19 November 1997, Florence, Italy.
Proceedings volume C, pp. 673-679.

Peter Hellström, Ingemar Frej, Anders Gideon, Bengt Sandblad
Algorithms and control systems for computer-aided train dispatching
World Congress on Railway Research, 16-19 November 1997,
Florence, Italy. Proceedings volume C, pp. 613-619.

Arne W Andersson, Bengt Sandblad & Alexander Nilsson
Improving interface usability for train dispatchers in future traffic control systems
COMPRAIL 98, September 1998, Lisbon, Portugal.
In Mellit, B., Hill, R. J., Allan, J., Scuttio. G., & Brebbia, C. A. (Eds.).
Proceedings of Comprail 1998, pp. 929-938, Wessex Institute of Technology, 1998.

P. Hellström, B. Sandblad, I. Frej, Anders Gideon
An evaluation of algorithms and systems for Computer-Aided Train Dispatching
COMPRAIL 98, September 1998, Lisbon, Portugal.
In Mellit, B., Hill, R. J., Allan, J., Scuttio. G., & Brebbia, C. A. (Eds.).
Proceedings of Comprail 1998, pp. 585-595, Wessex Institute of Technology, 1998.

Bengt Sandblad, Arne Andersson, Karl-Einar Jonsson, Peter Hellström, Per Lindström,
Johnny Rudolf, Joakim Storck, Magnus Wahlborg
A train traffic operation and planning simulator
COMPRAIL 2000, Bologna, Italy.
Proceedings of Comprail 2000, Wessex Institute of Technology, 2000.

Bengt Sandblad, Arne W Andersson, K-E Jonsson
Styrprinciper och användargränssnitt för morgondagens tågtrafikstyrning
Transportforum, Linköping, januari 2001

Bengt Sandblad, Arne W. Andersson
New control strategies and user interfaces for train traffic control
WCRR 2001, Köln, Tyskland

Peter Hellström, Thomas Kvist et al.
Evaluation of Decision support modules and Human Interfaces using the TopSim simulator.
WCRR, Köln, november 2001.

Bengt Sandblad, Peter Hellström
Framtida tågtrafikstyrning. Styrprinciper, användargränssnitt, beslutsstöd och simulatorhjälpmedel.
Transportforum 2002, Linköping, januari 2002.

Bengt Sandblad, Arne W Andersson, Jan Byström, Arvid Kauppi
New control strategies and user interfaces for train traffic control
Comprail 2002, Limnos, Grekland, juni 2002

Thomas Kvist, Peter Hellström, Bengt Sandblad, Jan Byström
Decision support in the train dispatching process
COMPRAIL 2002, Limnos, Grekland, juni 2002.

Bengt Sandblad
Nya styrsystem för framtida operativ trafikplanering
Transportforum 2003, Linköping, januari 2003.

Peter Hellström, Arvid Kauppi, Johan Wikström, Arne W Andersson, Bengt Sandblad, Thomas Kvist, Anders Gideon
Experimental evaluation of decision support tools for train traffic control
Proceedings of WCRR 2003, Edinburgh, Scotland

Arvid Kauppi, Johan Wikström, Peter Hellström, Bengt Sandblad, Arne W. Andersson
Future train traffic control, control by re-planning
European Conference on Rail Human Factors, York, Storbrittanien, oktober 2003

Johan Wikström, Arvid Kauppi, Peter Hellström, Arne Andersson, Bengt Sandblad
Train traffic control by re-planning in real-time
COMPRAIL 2004, Dresden, Germany, may 2002.
Proceedings of Comprail 2004, Wessex Institute of Technology, 2004.

Master Thesis

Johan Wikström
Utveckling av dynamisk tidsgraf för tågtrafikstyrning
UPTEC IT03014, Inst. för informationsteknologi, Uppsala universitet


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