Traffic and Granular Flow '01

October 15-17, 2001, Symposion, Nagoya University, Japan
Organizers: Minoru Fukui / Yuki Sugiyama / Michael Schreckenberg / Dietrich E. Wolf


The plenary talks and poster contributions will be organized according to the following topics:

  • Traffic Modeling
  • Traffic Phenomenology
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Granular media
  • Network Traffic
  • Internet
  • Pedestrians
  • Evacuation
  • Collective Bio Motion
  • Driven Motion
  • Correlated Motion
  • Non-Linear Waves
  • Complex Dynamics
  • Cellular Automata
  • Phase Transitions
  • Bifurcations
  • Metastable States
  • Optimization

Invited Speakers:

   A.L. Barabasi *   (University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA) (*canceled)
   S. Havlin         (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel)
   H. Hayakawa       (Kyoto University, Japan)
   D. Helbing        (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
   R.G. Herrtwich    (DaimlerChrysler AG, Berlin, Germany)
   Y. Honda          (Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Japan)
   B.S. Kerner       (DaimlerChrysler, Stuttgart, Germany)
   J. Kertesz *      (Technical University Budapest, Hungary) (*canceled)
   M. Kikuchi        (Osaka University, Japan)
   D. Kim            (Seoul National University, Korea)
   M. Koshi          (Nihon University, Chiba, Japan)
   P.L. Krapivsky    (Boston University, USA)
   M. Matsushita     (Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)
   R. Miller *       (Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, USA) (*canceled)
   K. Nagel          (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
   A. Nakayama       (Gifu Keizai University, Japan)
   K. Nishinari      (Ryukoku University, Shiga, Japan)
   Y. Noguchi        (Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan)
   T. Ohira          (Sony Corporation, Tokyo, Japan)
   H. Ozaki          (Toyo University, Saitama, Japan)
   A. Schadschneider (University of Cologne, Germany)
   S.-i. Tadaki      (Saga University, Japan)
   B.H. Wang         (University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China)
   S. Yukawa         (University of Tokyo, Japan)

List of Invited Talks

Contributed Papers

Please submit abstract of the contributed posters electronically using WWW form until June 30, 2001. Then the contributed papers will be selected. The abstract paper should include the Title, Authors, E-mail address of the contact person, and Abstract. The length should be one A4 page. The abstracts of accepted papers are collected for the book of abstracts. The submission manuscript must be sent a (La)TeX source file or a ps file (if including figures) electronically using WWW form. If you are unable to submit in this style, please contact to

Post-Deadline Submission is closed.

List of Poster Contribution

Conference Proceedings

Shortly after the conference, the invited contributions and a selection of about 30 contributed papers reflecting presented posters will be published as a hardcover book at Springer publishers. Invited contributions are limited to 14 pages, contributed papers to 6 pages. The deadline for submitting the final version of your paper is November 15, 2001. Note that this is the hard deadline, since we will not have enough personnel to compile the book afterward.

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Last updated: Sep.21 2001