John Hourdos

Director, Minnesota Traffic Observatory

Accepting PhD Students

19962021
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Research Output 1996 2018

2018

Evaluation of the roundabout capacity model in HCM6 edition and HCM 2010 on a multilane roundabout

Chen, R. & Hourdos, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 15, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow rate
2017

A pre-post analysis of bridge improvements for cyclin in Mankato, Minnesota

Hourdos, J., Lehrke, D., Duhn, M., Singer-Berk, L. & Lindsey, G. H., Nov 1 2017, In : ITE Journal (Institute of Transportation Engineers). 87, 11, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, specification, implementation and evaluation of a freeway queue warning system

Liu, Z., Dirks, P. & Hourdos, J., Aug 8 2017, 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, MT-ITS 2017 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 762-767 6 p. 8005615. (5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, MT-ITS 2017 - Proceedings).

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

Alarm systems
Highway systems
Crash
Queue
Specification
2016

Safety-related guidelines for time-of-day changes in left-turn phasing

Davis, G. A., Moshtagh, V. & Hourdos, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Transportation Research Record. 2557, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spreadsheets
Availability
Statistical Models
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a large-scale hybrid simulation model: Lessons learned

Zitzow, S., Lehrke, D. & Hourdos, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Transportation Research Record. 2491, p. 107-116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regional planning
Traffic signals
Traffic control
Project management
Rails

Freeway traffic control

Hourdos, J., Aug 20 2015, Routledge Handbook of Transportation. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 42-56 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Traffic control
traffic control
Highway systems
Civil engineering
Civil Engineering
2014
36 Citations (Scopus)

Probe vehicle based real-time traffic monitoring on urban roadways

Feng, Y., Hourdos, J. & Davis, G. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 40, p. 160-178 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Travel time
traffic
travel
monitoring
Monitoring
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities for preventing rear-end crashes: Findings from the analysis of actual freeway crash data

Park, B., Chen, Y. & Hourdos, J., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. 3, 2, p. 95-107 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Deceleration
driver
traffic
traffic volume
37 Citations (Scopus)

Outline for a causal model of traffic conflicts and crashes

Davis, G. A., Hourdos, J., Xiong, H. & Chatterjee, I., Nov 1 2011, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 43, 6, p. 1907-1919 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

traffic
event
Proxy
causal analysis
reconstruction
2010
4 Citations (Scopus)

Directional sound for long-distance auditory warnings from a highway construction work zone

Hanomchoeng, G., Rajamani, R. & Hourdos, J., Jun 1 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 59, 5, p. 2266-2276 11 p., 5404374.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic waves
Time Delay
Time delay
Alarm systems
Ultrasound
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling traffic patterns in Denali National Park and Preserve to evaluate effects on visitor experience and wildlife

Morris, T., Hourdos, J., Donath, M. & Phillips, L., Dec 6 2010, In : Park Science. 27, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

national park
road
modeling
wildlife
traffic
2008

A spline-based bi-level optimization approach for extracting accurate vehicle trajectories

Xin, W. & Hourdos PhD, J., Dec 1 2008, 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and ITS America Annual Meeting 2008. p. 389-400 12 p. (15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and ITS America Annual Meeting 2008; vol. 1).

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

Measurement errors
Splines
Trajectories
Sensitivity analysis
Interpolation
22 Citations (Scopus)

The less-than-perfect driver: A model of collision-inclusive car-following behavior

Xin, W., Hourdos, J., Michalopoulos, P. G. & Davis, G. A., Dec 1 2008, In : Transportation Research Record. 2088, p. 126-137 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroad cars
Trajectories
Highway systems
Systems analysis
Scanning
2007

Modeling collision-inclusive car-following dynamics

Xin, W., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Dec 1 2007, 14th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS 2007. p. 5249-5260 12 p. (14th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS 2007; vol. 7).

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

Railroad cars
traffic behavior
Trajectories
Highway systems
artifact
2006
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive evaluation of new integrated freeway ramp control strategy

Xin, W., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2006, Freeway Opreations and High-Occupancy Vehicle Systems 2006. 1959 ed. National Research Council, p. 46-54 9 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1959).

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

Highway systems
Travel time
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improving minnesota's stratified ramp control strategy

Feng, B., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2006, Freeway Opreations and High-Occupancy Vehicle Systems 2006. 1959 ed. National Research Council, p. 77-83 7 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1959).

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

Highway systems
Simulators
Throughput
3 Citations (Scopus)

Preprocessing volume input data for improved traffic simulation

Xin, W., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2006, Traffic Flow Theory. 1965 ed. National Research Council, p. 192-200 9 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1965).

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

Highway systems
Conservation
Planning
Geometry
Chemical analysis
54 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time detection of crash-prone conditions at freeway high-crash locations

Hourdos, J., Garg, V., Michalopoulos, P. G. & Davis, G. A., Jan 1 2006, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications. 1968 ed. National Research Council, p. 83-91 9 p. (Transportation Research Record; no. 1968).

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

Highway systems
Testing
Costs
2005
7 Citations (Scopus)

Methodology for performance optimization of ramp control strategies through microsimulation

Beegala, A., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2005, In : Transportation Research Record. 1925, p. 87-98 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Calibration

Ramp control taking into account ramp demand and ramp queue size information

Xin, W., Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Oct 1 2005, In : Traffic Engineering and Control. 46, 9, p. 340-344 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Highway systems
motorway
Queue
demand
Microsimulation
2004
4 Citations (Scopus)

Deployment of wireless mobile detection and surveillance for data-intensive applications

Hourdos, J., Michalopoulos, P. G. & Morris, T., Jan 1 2004, In : Transportation Research Record. 1900, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensors
Communication
Telecommunication traffic
Advanced traffic management systems
Remote control
22 Citations (Scopus)

Minnesota's new ramp control strategy design overview and preliminary assessment

Xin, W., Michalopoulos, P. G., Hourdakis, J. & Lau, D., Jan 1 2004, In : Transportation Research Record. 1867, p. 69-79 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Multilayers
2003
85 Citations (Scopus)

Practical Procedure for Calibrating Microscopic Traffic Simulation Models

Hourdakis, J., Michalopoulos, P. G. & Kottommannil, J., Jan 1 2003, In : Transportation Research Record. 1852, p. 130-139 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration
Highway systems
Simulators
2002
32 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of ramp control effectiveness in two twin cities freeways

Hourdos, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2002, In : Transportation Research Record. 1811, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Calibration
Control systems
Testing

Requirements and procedures for employing simulation in ITS applications

Michalopoulos, P. G. & Hourdakis, J., Jan 1 2002, Proceedings of the International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation Engineering. Wang, K. C. P. (ed.). p. 795-802 8 p.

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

Simulators
Highway systems
Variable message signs
Calibration
Traffic control
2001

Computer aided testing and evaluation of adaptive ramp control strategies

Hourdakis, J. & Michalopoulos, P. G., Jan 1 2001, IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC. p. 422-427 6 p.

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

Testing
Highway systems
Data acquisition
Computer aided design
Tuning
1 Citation (Scopus)
Advanced traffic management systems
Sensors
Pavements
Computer vision
Detectors
1997
12 Citations (Scopus)

Transferability of freeway incident detection algorithms

Stephanedes, Y. J. & Hourdakis, J., 1997, In : Transportation Research Record. 1554, p. 184-195 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Highway systems
Detectors
Accidents
1996

Preliminary features of a decision support system for incident detection

Hourdakis, J. & Chassiakos, A. P., Jan 1 1996, p. 227-232. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Decision support systems
Highway systems