Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems

May 3-5, 2019, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Editors: Oleg Gusikhin 1 and Markus Helfert 2

ISBN: 978-989-758-374-2

Conference Link: http://www.vehits.org/

Foreword: This book contains the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS 2019) which was co-organized by the University of Crete, sponsored by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC) and held in cooperation with the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA), the Association for the Development of Mobility and Sustainable Transportation (ITS PORTUGAL) and the Portuguese Association of Electric Vehicle (APVE). VEHITS focuses on innovative applications, tools and platforms in all technology areas such as signal processing, wireless communications, informatics and electronics, related to different kinds of vehicles, including cars, off-road vehicles, trains, ships, underwater vehicles, or flying machines, and the intelligent transportation systems that connect and manage large numbers of vehicles, not only in the context of smart cities, but in many other application domains. This conference brought together researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems. It had five main topic areas, covering different aspects, including Intelligent Vehicle Technologies, Intelligent Transport Systems and Infrastructure, Connected Vehicles,Sustainable Transport and Data Analtyics. We believe the diversity and scope of the papers in these proceedings reflect the richness of the technical problems in each field and show clearly how new and innovative solutions are being devised to solve them. The conference was also complemented with a Special Session on Logistics and Transport in the Industry 4.0 - LogiTrans 4.0, chaired by Irina Makarova and Maria Drakaki. VEHITS 2019 received 90 paper submissions, including the special session, from 29 countries in all continents, of which 31% were accepted as full papers. The high quality of the papers received imposed difficult choices during the review process. To evaluate each submission, a double blind paper review was performed by the Program Committee, whose members are highly qualified independent researchers in the VEHITS 2019 topic areas. The high quality of VEHITS 2019 was also enhanced by the keynote lectures delivered by internationally known experts, namely Jeroen Ploeg, (2getthere B.V., Utrecht, The Netherlands and Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands) and Simona Sacone (University of Genova, Italy). The best academic and industrial contributions to the conference and the best student submissions were distinguished with awards based on the combined marks of paper reviewing, as assessed by the Program Committee, and the quality of the presentation, as evaluated by session chairs at the conference venue. Building an interesting and successful program for the conference required the dedicated effort of many people. We would like to express our thanks, first of all, to all authors who submitted papers to VEHITS 2019. We would also like to express our gratitude to all members of the Program Committee and auxiliary reviewers, who helped us with their expertise and valuable time. Furthermore, we thank the invited speakers for their invaluable contribution and for taking the time to synthesize and prepare their talks. Finally, we gratefully acknowledge the professional support of the INSTICC team for all organizational processes. We wish all of you an inspiring conference and an unforgettable stay at Heraklion, Crete, Greece. We hope to meet you again next year for the 6th VEHITS, details of which will soon be available at http://www.vehits.org. (More)


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