Transport and Mobility Laboratory: book chapters


  • de Palma, A., de Lapparent, M., and Picard, N. (2015). Modeling real estate investment decisions in households. In Bierlaire, de Palma, Hurtubia and Waddell (ed) Integrated transport and land use modeling for sustainable cities pp.137-159. EPFL Press.
  • Farooq, B., Hurtubia, R., and Bierlaire, M. (2015). Simulation based generation of a synthetic population for Brussels. In Bierlaire, de Palma, Hurtubia and Waddell (ed) Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities pp.95-112. .
  • Farooq, B., Mueller, K., Bierlaire, M., and Axhausen, K. (2015). Methodologies for synthesizing populations. In Bierlaire, de Palma, Hurtubia and Waddell (ed) Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities pp.77-94. EPFL Press.
  • Hurtubia, R., and Bierlaire, M. (2015). Microsimulation for land use modeling: implementation challenges. In Bierlaire, de Palma, Hurtubia and Waddell (ed) Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities pp.41-54. EPFL Press.
  • Waddell, P., de Palma, A., Bierlaire, M., and Hurtubia, R. (2015). SustainCity: Overview and introduction. In Bierlaire, de Palma, Hurtubia and Waddell (ed) Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities pp.1-14. EPFL Press.
  • Danalet, A., Bierlaire, M., and Farooq, B. (2014). Estimating Pedestrian Destinations Using Traces from WiFi Infrastructures. In U. Weidmann, U. Kirsch and M. Schreckenberg (ed) Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2012 pp.1341-1352. Springer International Publishing.
  • Kazagli, E., Chen, J., and Bierlaire, M. (2014). Individual Mobility Analysis Using Smartphone Data. In Soora Rasouli and Harry Timmermans (ed) Mobile Technologies for Activity-Travel Data Collection and Analysis pp.187-208. IGI Global.
  • Atasoy, B., Salani, M., and Bierlaire, M. (2012). Integrated schedule planning with supply-demand interactions for a new generation of aircrafts. In D. Klatte et al. (ed) Operations Research Proceedings 2011 pp.495-500. Springer.
  • Flötteröd, G., and Bierlaire, M. (2012). Running urban microsimulations consistently with real-world data. In S. Müller Arisona, G. Aschwanden, J. Halatsch (ed) Digital Urban Modelling and Simulation pp.181-199. Springer.
  • Osorio, C., Flötteröd, G., and Bierlaire, M. (2011). Dynamic network loading: a stochastic differentiable model that derives link state distributions. In M. Cassidy, A. Skarbadonis (ed) Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Papers selected for the 19th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory pp.364-381. Elsevier.
  • Abou-Zeid, M., Ben-Akiva, M., Bierlaire, M., Choudhury, C., and Hess, S. (2010). Attitudes and Value of Time Heterogeneity. In Eddy Van de Voorde and Thierry Vanelslander (ed) Applied Transport Economics A Management and Policy Perspective pp.523-545. de boeck.
  • Frejinger, E., and Bierlaire, M. (2010). On Path Generation Algorithms for Route Choice Models. In S. Hess and A. Daly (ed) Choice Modelling: The State-of-the-Art and the State-of-Practice pp.307-315. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Newman, J. P (2010). Network GEV Models. In Laurie Garrow (ed) Discrete Choice Modelling and Air Travel Demand . Ashgate.
  • Sorci, M., Robin, T., Cruz, J., Bierlaire, M., Thiran, J.-Ph., and Antonini, G. (2010). Capturing Human Perception of Facial Expressions by Discrete Choice Modelling. In S. Hess and A. Daly (ed) Choice Modelling: The State-of-the-Art and the State-of-Practice pp.101-136. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Bierlaire, M., and Robin, T. (2009). Pedestrians Choices. In H. Timmermans (ed) Pedestrian Behavior. Models, Data Collection and Applications pp.1-26. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • Flötteröd, G. (2009). Macroscopic Network Loading of Microscopic Network Demand. In Chris M.J. Tampčre, Francesco Viti and Ben L.H. Immers (ed) New Developments in Transport Planning: Advances in Dynamic Traffic Assignment pp.275-291. Edward Elgar.
  • Lämmel, G., and Flötteröd, G. (2009). Towards system optimum: Finding optimal routing strategies in time dependent networks for large-scale evacuation problems. In B. Mertsching (ed) KI 2009: Advances in Artificial Intelligence pp.532-539. Springer.
  • Liberatore, F., Righini, G., and Salani, M. (2009). A pricing algorithm for the vehicle routing problem with soft time windows. In L. Bertazzi, M.G. Speranza, J. Nunen (ed) Innovations in Distribution Logistics pp.251-266. Springer.
  • Bierlaire, M. (2008). Recent methodological developments in discrete choice models. In L. D’Ambra, P. Rostirolla and M. Squillante (ed) Metodi, Modelli, e Tecnologie dell’Informazione a Supporto delle Decisioni. Parte prima: metodologie pp.43-54. .
  • Patterson, Z., and Thalmann, P. (2008). Road pricing as a means to reduce congestion. In Lavadinho S. and Leuba J. (ed) Territories of debate in a direct democracy "Space: the Achilles' heel of sustainable development?" pp.14-17. Spacewatch.
  • Antonini, G., and Bierlaire, M. (2007). A discrete choice framework for acceleration and direction change behaviors in walking pedestrians. In Waldau, N., Gattermann, P., Knoflacher, H. and Schreckenberg, M. (ed) Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2005 pp.155-166. Springer.
  • Bierlaire, M., Antonini, G., and Weber, M. (2007). Behavioural dynamics for pedestrians. In Axhausen, K. W. (ed) Moving through nets: the physical and social dimensions of travel pp.81-105. Elsevier.
  • Liebling, Th. M., Bierlaire, M., Crittin, F., Hęche, J.-F., Thiémard, E., Stagno, A., and Righetti, F. (2007). Modeling and simulation in logistics. In Perret, F.-L., Jaffeux, C., Fender, M. and Wieser, Ph. (ed) Essential of logistics and management pp.283-322. EPFL Press.
  • Antonini, G., Sorci, M., Bierlaire, M., and Thiran, J.-Ph. (2006). Discrete Choice Models for Static Facial Expression Recognition. In Blanc-Talon, J., Philips, W., Popescu, D. and Scheunders, P. (ed) Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems pp.710-721. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.
  • Bogers, E., Bierlaire, M., and Hoogendoorn, S. (2006). Modelling learning behaviour in route choice. In H. J. van Zuylen (ed) TRAIL in motion - Selected papers pp.25-39. TRAIL Research School.
  • Bierlaire, M. (2005). Capturing complex transportation behaviors with advanced random utility models. In van Zuylen, H. (ed) The reliability of traveling and the robustness of transport systems pp.23-44. TRAIL Research School.
  • Hess, S., Bierlaire, M., and Polak, J. (2005). Capturing correlation and taste heterogeneity with Mixed GEV models. In Scarpa, R. and Alberini, A. (ed) Application of simulation methods in environmental and resource economics pp.55-76. Springer.
  • Hess, S., Polak, J., and Bierlaire, M. (2005). Functional approximations to alternative-specific constants in time-period choice-modelling. In Mahmassani, H. S. (ed) Transportation and Traffic Theory. Flow, Dynamics and Human Interaction pp.545-564. Elsevier.
  • Loiseau, I., Maculan, N., Ceselli, A., and Salani, M. (2005). Génération de colonnes en programmation linéaire en nombres entiers. In Paschos, V. Th. (ed) Optimisation combinatoire 1 : concepts fondamentaux pp.237-262. Hermes Science publications - Lavoisier.
  • Venegas, S., Antonini, G., Thiran, J.-Ph., and Bierlaire, M. (2005). Automatic Pedestrian Tracking Using Discrete Choice Models and Image Correlation Techniques. In Bengio S. and Bourlard H. (ed) Machine Learning for Multimodal Interaction pp.341 - 348. Springer.
  • Bierlaire, M. (2004). Estimation et prédiction en temps-réel de tables. In Aron, M., Boillot, F. and Lebacque, J.-P. (ed) Modélisation du trafic - Actes du Groupe de Travail 2002 pp.31-42. INRETS.
  • Oeuvray, R., and Bierlaire, M. (2004). A New Derivative-free Algorithm for the Medical Image Registration Problem. In Hamza, M. H. (ed) Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization . Acta Press.
  • Ben-Akiva, M., and Bierlaire, M. (2003). Discrete choice models with applications to departure time and route choice. In Hall, R. (ed) Handbook of Transportation Science, 2nd edition pp.7-38. Kluwer.
  • Spada, M., Bierlaire, M., and Liebling, Th. M. (2003). School bus routing and scheduling problem. In Leopold-Wildburger, U., Rendl, F. and Wäscher, G. (ed) Operations Research Proceedings 2002 pp.180-186. Springer.
  • Ben-Akiva, M., Bierlaire, M., Koutsopoulos, H. N., and Mishalani, R. (2002). Real-time simulation of traffic demand-supply interactions within DynaMIT. In Gendreau, M. and Marcotte, P. (ed) Transportation and network analysis: current trends. Miscellenea in honor of Michael Florian pp.19-36. Kluwer.
  • Liebling, Th. M., Bierlaire, M., Crittin, F., Hęche, J.-F., Thiémard, E., Stagno, A., and Righetti, F. (2002). Modeling and simulation in logistics. In Perret, F.-L. and Jaffeux, C. (ed) The Essentials of Logistics and Management pp.281--324. EPFL Press.
  • Schoenfelder, S., Axhausen, K., Antille, N., and Bierlaire, M. (2002). Exploring the potentials of automatically collected GPS data for travel behaviour analysis - a Swedish data source. In Möltgen, J. and Wytzisk, A. (ed) GI-Technologien für Verkehr und Logistik pp.155--179. Institut für Geoinformatik, Universität Münster.
  • Ben-Akiva, M., and Bierlaire, M. (1999). Discrete choice methods and their applications to short-term travel decisions. In Hall, R. (ed) Handbook of Transportation Science pp.5-34. Kluwer.
  • Bottom, J., Ben-Akiva, M., Bierlaire, M., Chabini, I., Koutsopoulos, H. N., and Yang, Q. (1999). Investigation of route guidance generation issues by simulation with DynaMIT. In Ceder, A. (ed) Transportation and Traffic Theory. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory pp.577-600. Pergamon.
  • Bierlaire, M. (1998). Discrete choice models. In Labbé, M., Laporte, G., Tanczos, K. and Toint, Ph. (ed) Operations Research and Decision Aid Methodologies in Traffic and Transportation Management pp.203-227. Springer Verlag.


  • Transportation Research
  • Operations Research
  • Discrete Choice Models


Modeling, optimization, simulation