Filters (1)
Filters
Filters
The following results are related to Canada. Are you interested to view more results? Visit OpenAIRE - Explore.
Download Results
3,690 research outcomes, page 1 of 369
  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Adrien Cervesato; E. Owen D. Waygood;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Transportation Research Board Commission on Sociotechnical Systems National Research Council National Academy of Sciences

    Children’s independent mobility (CIM) on school days (weekdays) and on the weekend are examined in this study. Previous studies have focused primarily on weekday trips, with a vast majority only examining trips to school. However, the types of trips and the available t...

  • publication . Article . 2009
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Juan Antonio Carrasco; Eric J. Miller; Barry Wellman;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: SAGE Publications

    Hägerstrand's seminal argument that regional science is about people and not just locations is still a compelling and challenging idea when the spatial distribution of activities is studied. In the context of social activity–travel behavior (hosting and visiting), this...

  • publication . Article . 2009
    Closed Access
    Authors:
    Hoda Talaat; Mohamed Sayed Masoud; Baher Abdulhai;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: SAGE Publications

    Microscopic traffic simulation models offer virtual reproduction of full-scale traffic networks with individual vehicle and driver resolution. However, relevant behavioral aspects, such as route-choice behavior, are based on some theoretical assumptions. Alternatively,...

  • publication . Article . 2019
    Closed Access
    Authors:
    Ali Zirahi; Ali Haddadnia; Mohammadjavad Mohammadi; Bahareh Azinfar; Mohsen Zirrahi; Hassan Hassanzadeh; Jalal Abedi;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Elsevier BV
    Project: NSERC

    Abstract Environmental impact and economics of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and bitumen transportation are among the major challenges of oil sands operations. We propose and assess a new approach to address these important challenges by using diluted bitumen (DilBit) as a carri...

  • publication . Conference object . 2004
    Authors:
    Li Lei; Srinivas Sampalli;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: IEEE

    Connection preemption plays an important role in multiclass QoS-aware networks. Most of the preemption research has focussed on the algorithms for choosing the appropriate set of preempted connections with minimal cost, in either a centralized or decentralized manner. I...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Ashley Zachariah; Arno de Klerk;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: American Chemical Society (ACS)

    Solvent deasphalting and visbreaking are two important technologies in the development of processes for partial upgrading of oilsands-derived bitumen to improve oil fluidity for pipeline transport. This work investigated the impact of the process sequence, solvent deasp...

  • publication . Conference object . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yu Hao; Zhijie Xu; Jing Wang; Ying Liu; Jiulun Fan;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: IEEE

    With the purpose of automatic detection of crowd patterns including abrupt and abnormal changes, a novel approach for extracting motion “textures” from dynamic Spatio-Temporal Volume (STV) blocks formulated by live video streams has been proposed. This paper starts from...

  • publication . 2015
    Closed Access
    Authors:
    Alireda Aljaroudi; Faisal Khan; Ayhan Akinturk; Mahmoud Haddara; Premkumar Thodi;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: Elsevier BV

    Failure of Leak Detection System (LDS) to detect pipeline leakages or ruptures may result in drastic consequences that could lead to excessive financial losses. To minimize the occurrence of such failure, the functionality of the LDS and the integrity of the pipeline sh...

  • publication . Article . 2020
    Closed Access
    Authors:
    Graham Devitt; Mahmood Mahmoodi Nesheli; Ehab Diab; Amer Shalaby;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: SAGE Publications

    Many North American cities are increasingly interested in implementing small-scale localized spot treatments to surface routes as a simpler approach than top-down, disruptive route change, or redesign. This research seeks to support the identification of effective spot...

  • publication . Article . 2021
    Authors:
    Junyan Han; Zhike Guo; M. Hesham El Naggar; Liyun Li; Yi Shuai; Xiuli Du;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

    AbstractThe failure of one pipeline may compromise the integrity of adjacent pipelines, especially for closely spaced parallel pipelines. This paper presents a series of multipoint shaking table te...

3,690 research outcomes, page 1 of 369