KEY PUBLICATIONS

We are proud to showcase the results of research undertaken by members of our interdisciplinary Research Lab. Our work and findings have been published in a number of prestigious publications in our field.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Mousavi, M., O. Osman, D. Lord, and K. Dixon (2021). Investigating the Safety and Operational Benefits of Mixed Traffic Environments in the Proximity of a Driveway on an Urban Arterial. In press for publication in the Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention.

  2. Roland, J., P. May, M. Sartipi, and O. Osman (2021). Spatio-Temporal Accident Prediction: Effects of Negative Sampling on Understanding Network-Level Accident Occurrence.  In press for publication in the journal of Transportation Research Record.

  3. Osman, O. A., P. R. Bakhit and S. Ishak (2020). Analysis of Queue Estimation Process at Signalized Intersections Under Low Connected Vehicle Penetration Rates. In press for publication in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineers.

  4. Osman, O. A. and H. Rakha. Application of Deep Learning for Characterization of Drivers’ Engagement in Secondary Tasks in In-Vehicle Systems. Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2674, no. 8, 2020, pp. 429-440.

  5. Karbalaieali, S., O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak. A Dynamic Cooperative Merging Control Algorithm for Connected Automated Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 21, no. 10, 2020, pp. 4111-4122.

  6. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, P. R. Bakhit, and S. Ishak (2019).  Prediction of Near-Crashes from Observed Vehicle Kinematics Using Machine Learning.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

  7. Ashley, G., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, and J. Codjoe. Investigating The Effect of Driver, Vehicle, and Road Related Factors on Location Specific Crashes Using Naturalistic Driving Data. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2673, no. 6, 2019, pp.46-56.

  8. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak (2019).  A hierarchical machine learning classification approach for secondary task identification from observed driving behavior data. Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 123, 2019, pp. 274-281.

  9. Bakhit, P. R., O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak (2018). A Distraction Index for Quantification of Eye Glance Behavior: A Study Using NEST Data. In press for publication in the Journal of Safety Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2018.11.009.

  10. Mousa, S. R., P. R. Bakhit, O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak (2018).  A Comparative Analysis for Tree-Based Ensemble Methods for Detecting Imminent Lane Change Maneuvers in Connected/Automated Vehicle Environments. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118780204.

  11. Wan, L., D. Cheng, R. Bian, S. Ishak and O. A. Osman. Accounting for Travel Time Reliability, Trip Purpose and Departure Time Choice in an Agent-Based Dynamic Toll Pricing Methodology. IET Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2017, DOI 10.1049/iet-its.2017.0004.

  12. Bakhit, P. R., O. A. Osman and S. Ishak. Detecting Imminent Lane Change Maneuvers in Connected Vehicle Environments. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2645, 2017, DOI 10.3141/2645-18.

  13. M. Ye, Osman, O. A., and S. Ishak. Accounting for Driver Distraction and Socioeconomic Characteristics in a Crash Risk Index: A Naturalistic Driving Study.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2659, 2017, DOI 10.3141/2659-22.

  14. Osman, O. A.*, M. Ye*, S. Ishak, and B. Hashemi. Detection of Driver Engagement in Secondary Tasks from Observed Naturalistic Driving Behavior. Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 106, 2017, pp. 385-391.

  15. Osman, O. A., and Sherif Ishak. Genetic Algorithm–Based Approach for Optimal Deployment of Roadside Units in Connected and Automated Vehicle Environments. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2595, 2016. pp. 139-147.

  16. Mousa, S. R., J. Codjoe, O. A. Osman, S. Jenkins, P. R. Bakhit, S. Ishak., J. Bonnette. Impact of Geometric, Traffic, and Environmental Conditions on Video Detection Performance: A Case Study in Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area. Journal of Traffic and Logistics Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2016. pp. 160-166.

  17. Ishak, S., S. Jenkins, Y. Qi, J. Codjoe, and O. A. Osman.  Statistical Evaluation of Ramp Metering for a Dual Freeway Corridor.  MedCrave Online Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 1, no. 1, 2016.

  18. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. A Network Level Connectivity Robustness Measure for Connected Vehicle Environments. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 53, 2015. pp. 48-58.

  19. Osman, O. A., J. Codjoe, and S. Ishak. Impact of Time-to-Collision Information on Driving Behavior in Connected Vehicle Environments Using A Driving Simulator Test Bed. Journal of Traffic and Logistics Engineering.  Vol. 3, no. 1, 2015. pp. 18-24.

  20. Osman, O. A., J. Codjoe, S. Ishak, J. Rodriguez, and M. Russell. Long-term evaluation of the operational performance of fixed time ramp metering control strategy: a freeway corridor study. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. Vol. 42, no. 11, 2015. pp. 910-918.

  21. Rodriguez, J. M., J. Codjoe, O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, and B. Wolshon. Experimental modeling of the effect of hurricane wind forces on driving behavior and vehicle performance. Journal of emergency management (Weston, Mass.), Vol. 13, no. 2, 2014. pp.159-172.

  22. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. Prediction of Travel Time Estimation Accuracy In Connected Vehicle Environments.  A Book Chapter in Recent Developments in Railway Track and Transportation Engineering, pp. 72-87, Springer, 2017, ISBN 978-3-319-61627-8.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

  1. Roland, J., P. Way, M. Sartipi, and O. A. Osman.  Spatio-Temporal Accident Prediction: Effects of Negative Sampling on Understanding Network-Level Accident Occurrence.  Will be presented at 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D. C., USA, January 2021.

  2. Osman, O. A., and M. Hajij. Crash Prediction for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: Development and Comparative Analysis of Advanced Deep Learning Techniques. Will be presented at 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D. C., USA, January 2021.

  3. Osman, O. A., H. Davis, P. Kornyoh, P. R. Bakhit, and D. Kolasani. Automation Malfunction: Behavioral Characteristics of Different User Groups under Forced Transfer of Control.  In the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Conference, Rohde, Greece, October 2020

  4. Osman, O. A. and H. Rakha. Characterization of Drivers’ Engagement in Secondary Tasks:  Application of Deep Learning for Data-Driven In-Vehicle Systems. Presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2020.

  5. Osman, O. A. and M. Hajij. Crash Prediction Based on Vehicle Kinematics Profile Similarity. Presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2020.

  6. Davis, H., P. Kornyoh, O. A. Osman, P. R. Bakhit, and D. Kolasani.  Experimental Analysis of Users’ Interaction with Automation in Malfunction Scenarios: A Driving Simulator Study.  Presented at the Road Safety and Simulation Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, October 2019.

  7. Ahmed, S., O. A. Osman, and J. Codjoe. Mitigating Traffic Congestion on I-10 Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge, LA. Presented at the MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 271, p. 06002). EDP Sciences. 2019.

  8. Mousavi, M., O. A. Osman, and D. Lord. Impact of Major Road Traffic Volume on the Vehicle Density of Different Lanes of the Major Road in Proximity of a Driveway for Autonomous Vehicle vs. Conventional Vehicle Environments.  Presented at the ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development, Alexandria, VA, USA, June 2019.

  9. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, P. R. Bakhit, and S. Ishak.  Prediction of Near-Crashes from Observed Vehicle Kinematics Using Machine Learning.  Presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, and publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2019.

  10. Ashley, G., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, and J. Codjoe. Investigating The Effect of Driver, Vehicle, and Road Related Factors on Location Specific Crashes Using Naturalistic Driving Data. Presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2019.

  11. Davis, H., P. Kornyoh, O. A. Osman, P. R. Bakhit, and D. Kolasani.  On User Interaction with Vehicle Automation: Investigation of Behavior of Different Groups of Users with Automation Failure.  Presented at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2019.

  12. Osman, O. A. and H. Rakha. Application of Deep Learning for Characterization of Driver Engagement in Secondary Tasks.  Presented at the Automated Vehicle Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, July 2018.

  13. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak. A Bi-Level Methodology for Identification of Types of Secondary Tasks from Observed Driving Behavior Data: Application of Ensemble Tree Machine Learning Algorithms on SHRP2 NDS Data. Presented at the ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, July 2018.

  14. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak. A Bi-Level Machine Learning Classification for Identification of Types of Secondary Tasks from Observed Driving Behavior Data: A SHRP2 NDS Study.                                                Presented at the 9th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2018.

  15. Bakhit, P. R., O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak. Quantifying Driver Eye Glance Behavior and Levels of Distracted Driving in the SHRP2 NEST Driving Database. Presented at the 9th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2018.

  16. Karbalaieali, S., O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak. Evaluation of a Novel Model for Cooperative Merging of Connected Automated Vehicles onto Automated Highways. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  17. Mousa, S. R., M. Ragab, S. Ishak, and O. A. Osman.  Developing a Framework of Eco-driving Application for Semi-Actuated Signal Control Considering Queue Effects.  Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  18. Mousa, S. R., P. R. Bakhit, O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak.  A Comparative Analysis for Tree-Based Ensemble Methods for Detecting Imminent Lane Change Maneuvers in Connected/Automated Vehicle Environments.  Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  19. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak. Crash and Near-Crash Prediction from Observed Vehicle Kinematics Data: A SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  20. Osman, O. A., M. Hajij, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak. A Bi-Level Methodology for Identification of Types of Secondary Tasks from Observed Driving Behavior Data: Application of Ensemble Tree Machine Learning Algorithms on SHRP2 NDS Data. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  21. Bakhit, P. R., O. A. Osman, and S. Ishak. Quantifying Driver Eye Glance Behavior and Levels of Distracted Driving: A Naturalistic Driving Study. Presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., USA, January 2018.

  22. Mousa, S. R., S. Ishak, and O. A. Osman. Extracting Association Rules from the SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Data: A Market Basket Analysis.  Presented at the 10th SHRP 2 Safety Data Symposium: From Analysis to Results, Washington, D.C., USA, October 2017.

  23. Ashley, G. N., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, J. Codjoe, and B. Hashemi. Effect of Secondary Tasks and Driver Behavior on Crash/Near-Crash Risk: A Naturalistic Driving Study.  Presented at the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Los Angeles, California, USA, July 2017.

  24. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. Prediction of Travel Time Estimation Accuracy in CV Environments.  Presented at the GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Sharm Al-Sheikh, Egypt, July 2017.

  25. Osman, O. A., S. Ishak, and M. Ye. Crash Risk Analysis of Distracted Driving Behavior: Influence of Secondary Task Engagement and Driver Characteristics. Presented at the 9th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, Vermont, USA, June 2017.

  26. Osman, O. A., S. Ishak, and M. Ye. Crash Risk Analysis of Distracted Driving Behavior: Influence of Secondary Task Engagement and Driver Characteristics. Presented at the 6th International Naturalistic Driving Research Symposium, The Hague, Netherlands, June 2017.

  27. Osman, O. A., S. Ishak, and M. Ye. Crash Risk Analysis of Distracted Driving Behavior: Influence of Secondary Task Engagement and Driver Characteristics. Presented at the 5th International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering, Singapore, May 2017.

  28. Osman, O. A., S. Karbalaieali, and S. Ishak.  Development of a Dynamic Cooperative Merging Control Algorithm for Connected and Automated Vehicle Environments.  Presented in the TRB Freeway Simulation Subcommittee Meeting at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  29. Bakhit P. R., O. A. Osman and S. Ishak. Detecting Imminent Lane Change Maneuvers in Connected Vehicle Environments.  Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  30. Osman O. A., M. Ye, and S. Ishak. Accounting for Driver Distraction and Socioeconomic Characteristics in a Crash Risk Index: A Naturalistic Driving Study.  Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  31. Osman O. A., M. Ye, S. Ishak, and B. Hasheminezhad. An ANN Model for Detecting Secondary Tasks from Driving Behavior Attributes: A Naturalistic Driving Study. Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  32. Ashley, G. N., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, and J. Codjoe. Effect of Secondary Tasks and Driver Behavior on Crash/Near-Crash Risk: A Naturalistic Driving Study. Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  33. Theriot, M. A., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, C. Alecsandru, S. Mousa, and P. Bakhit. Impact of Connected-Vehicle Market Penetration on the Effectiveness of Blind Spot Warning Applications: A Driving Simulation Study. Presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2017.

  34. Osman O. A., M. Ye, and S. Ishak.  An ANN Model for Detecting Secondary Tasks from Driving Behavior Attributes.  Presented at the fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, Virginia, USA, August 2016.

  35. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. Development of an Optimal Ramp Metering Control Strategy for I-12.  Presented at the 2016 Louisiana Transportation Conference, Louisiana, USA, March 2016.

  36. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. A GA-Based Approach for Optimal Deployment of Road Side Units in Connected/Automated Vehicles Environments.  Presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2016.

  37. Osman, O. A, P. Bakhit, and S. Ishak. Queue Estimation at Signalized Intersections Using Basic Safety Messages in Connected Vehicle Environments.  Presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2016.

  38. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. Travel Time Estimation and Connectivity Robustness for Connected Vehicle Environments. Presented at 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C, USA, January 2015.

  39. Osman, O. A. and S. Ishak. Accounting for Traffic Density and Market Penetration in a Newly Developed Connectivity Robustness Model for Connected Vehicles Environments. Presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2014.

  40. Rodriguez, J. M., Codjoe, J., O. A. Osman, S. Ishak, and B. Wolshon. Experimental modeling of the effect of hurricane wind forces on driving behavior and vehicle performance. Presented at 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, January 2014.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  1. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, M. Theriot, P. Bakhit, S. Karbalaieali, and S. Mousa. Development of a Simulation Test Bed for Connected Vehicles using the LSU Driving Simulator. Louisiana Transportation Research Center. No. FHWA/LA.19/586.

  2. Ahmed, S., O. A. Osman, and J. Codjoe. Mitigating Traffic Congestion on I-10 in Baton Rouge, LA: Supply- and Demand-Oriented Strategies & Treatments. Tran-SET Project No. 17ITSLSU09. USDOT. 2018.

  3. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, J. Codjoe, S. Jenkins, S. Karbalaieali, M. Theriot, P. Bakhit, and M. Ye.  Exploring Naturalistic Driving Data for Distracted Driving Measures. No. FHWA/LA. 17/580. 2017.

  4. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, G. Ashly, M. Theriot, M. Ye, and P. R. Bakhit. Exploring Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS) Data and Roadway Information Database (RID) for Emerging Applications in Traffic Safety. NCITEC. No. 2016-11. 2016.

  5. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, J. Codjoe, and S. Mousa. Development of a Simulation Test Bed for Connected Vehicles using the LSU Driving Simulator. Gulf Coast Research Center for Evacuation and Transportation Resiliency. No. NTC2014-SU-R-05. 2016.

  6. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, S. Mousa, S. Karbalaieali, and P. Bakhit. Development of an Optimal Ramp Metering Control Strategy for I-12. No. FHWA/LA. 08/507. 2015.

  7. Ishak, S., O. A. Osman, R. Thapa, and S. Jenkins. Real Time Driver Information for Congestion Management. No. FHWA/LA. 08/543. 2015.

  8. Ishak, S., J. Codjoe, O. A. Osman, M. Russell, and J. Rodriguez. Measuring the Effectiveness of Ramp Metering Strategies on I-12. No. FHWA/LA. 08/507. 2013.