Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway: A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology

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Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway : A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology. / Venkateswaran, Krishnan G.; Nicholson, Gemma L.; Roberts, Clive; Stone, Robert.

Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Smart Mobility for Safety and Sustainability, ITSC 2015. Vol. 2015-October Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015. p. 2097-2102 7313431.

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Harvard

Venkateswaran, KG, Nicholson, GL, Roberts, C & Stone, R 2015, Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway: A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology. in Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Smart Mobility for Safety and Sustainability, ITSC 2015. vol. 2015-October, 7313431, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 2097-2102, 18th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC 2015, Gran Canaria, Spain, 15/09/15. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.339

APA

Venkateswaran, K. G., Nicholson, G. L., Roberts, C., & Stone, R. (2015). Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway: A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology. In Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Smart Mobility for Safety and Sustainability, ITSC 2015 (Vol. 2015-October, pp. 2097-2102). [7313431] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.339

Vancouver

Venkateswaran KG, Nicholson GL, Roberts C, Stone R. Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway: A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology. In Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Smart Mobility for Safety and Sustainability, ITSC 2015. Vol. 2015-October. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 2015. p. 2097-2102. 7313431 https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.339

Author

Venkateswaran, Krishnan G. ; Nicholson, Gemma L. ; Roberts, Clive ; Stone, Robert. / Impact of Automation on the Capacity of a Mainline Railway : A Preliminary Hypothesis and Methodology. Proceedings - 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Smart Mobility for Safety and Sustainability, ITSC 2015. Vol. 2015-October Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015. pp. 2097-2102

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