2014-2020 George N. Saridis Best Transactions Paper Award Recipients

The George N. Saridis Best Transactions Paper Award is to recognize the best regular papers and survey papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. The annual George N. Saridis Best Transactions Paper Award is selected among all papers published during the three calendar years preceding the year of the award.

2014

Outstanding Research
J. Lee and B. Park, “Development and Evaluation of a Cooperative Vehicle Intersection Control Algorithm Under the Connected Vehicles Environment,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 81–90, Mar. 2012. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2011.2178836.

Outstanding Survey
J. Zhang, F. Wang, K. Wang, W. Lin, X. Xu, and C. Chen, “Data-Driven Intelligent Transportation Systems: A Survey,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1624–1639, Dec. 2011. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2011.2158001.

2015

Outstanding Research
V. Milanés, S. E. Shladover, J. Spring, C. Nowakowski, H. Kawazoe, and M. Nakamura, “Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control in Real Traffic Situations,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 296 –305, Feb. 2014. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2278494.

Outstanding Survey
M. Rahman, M. Chowdhury, Y. Xie, and Y. He, “Review of Microscopic Lane-Changing Models and Future Research Opportunities,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1942–1956, Dec. 2013. doi: 10.1109/ TITS.2013.2272074.

2016

Outstanding Research
L. Moreira-Matias, J. Gama, M. Ferreira, J. Mendes-Moreira, and L. Damas, “Predicting Taxi Passenger Demand Using Streaming Data,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1393–1402, Sept. 2013. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2262376.

Outstanding Survey
V. J. Hodge, S. O’Keefe, M. Weeks, and A. Moulds, “Wireless Sensor Networks for Condition Monitoring in the Railway Industry: A Survey,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 1088–1106, June 2015. doi: 10.1109/TITS. 2014.2366512.

2017

Outstanding Research
M. di Bernardo, A. Salvi, and S. Santini, “Distributed Consensus Strategy for Platooning of Vehicles in the Presence of Time-Varying Heterogeneous Communication Delays,” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 102–112, Feb. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2014.2328439.

Outstanding Survey
K. C. Dey et al., “A Review of Communication, Driver Characteristics, and Controls Aspects of Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC),” IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 491–509, Feb. 2016. doi: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2483063.

2018

Outstanding Research
Yisheng Lv; Yanjie Duan; Wenwen Kang; Zhengxi Li; Fei-Yue Wang, “Traffic Flow Prediction With Big Data: A Deep Learning Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 865-873, April 2015. (Google Scholar Citations: 2225)

Outstanding Survey
Lei Chen; Cristofer Englund, “Cooperative Intersection Management: A Survey,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 570-586, Feb. 2016. (Google Scholar Citations: 324)

2019

Outstanding Research
Nikolaos Bekiaris-Liberis; Claudio Roncoli; Markos Papageorgiou, “Highway Traffic State Estimation With Mixed Connected and Conventional Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 3484-3497, Dec. 2016. (Google Scholar Citations: 101)

Outstanding Survey
Simon Parkinson; Paul Ward; Kyle Wilson; Jonathan Miller, “Cyber Threats Facing Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Future Challenges,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 18, no. 11, pp. 2898-2915, Nov. 2017. (Google Scholar Citations: 257)

2020

Outstanding Research
Eduardo Romera; José M. Álvarez; Luis M. Bergasa; Roberto Arroyo, “ERFNet: Efficient Residual Factorized ConvNet for Real-Time Semantic Segmentation,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 263-272, Jan. 2018. (Google Scholar Citations: 577)

Outstanding Survey
Jackeline Rios-Torres; Andreas A. Malikopoulos, “A Survey on the Coordination of Connected and Automated Vehicles at Intersections and Merging at Highway On-Ramps,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1066-1077, May 2017. (Google Scholar Citations: 431)

Top Research Papers Award Recipients

The Top Research Papers Award was established in 2009 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Transactions and to promote ITS research and development.

2010-2019 Top Ten Research Papers

  1. Fei-Yue Wang, “Parallel Control and Management for Intelligent Transportation Systems: Concepts, Architectures, and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 630-638, Sept. 2010. (Google Scholar Citations: 716)
  2. Elliot W. Martin; Susan A. Shaheen, “Greenhouse Gas Emission Impacts of Carsharing in North America,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1074-1086, Dec. 2011. (Google Scholar Citations: 570)
  3. Nikolas Geroliminis; Jack Haddad; Mohsen Ramezani, “Optimal Perimeter Control for Two Urban Regions With Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams: A Model Predictive Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 348-359, March 2013. (Google Scholar Citations: 418)
  4. Eleonora D’Andrea; Pietro Ducange; Beatrice Lazzerini; Francesco Marcelloni, “Real-Time Detection of Traffic From Twitter Stream Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 2269-2283, Aug. 2015, doi: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2404431. (Google Scholar Citations: 318)
  5. Jack Greenhalgh; Majid Mirmehdi, “Real-Time Detection and Recognition of Road Traffic Signs,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1498-1506, Dec. 2012. (Google Scholar Citations: 402)
  6. Yihang Zhang; Petros A. Ioannou, “Combined Variable Speed Limit and Lane Change Control for Highway Traffic,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1812-1823, July 2017. (Google Scholar Citations: 93)
  7. Samuel Woo; Hyo Jin Jo; Dong Hoon Lee, “A Practical Wireless Attack on the Connected Car and Security Protocol for In-Vehicle CAN,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 993-1006, April 2015. (Google Scholar Citations: 350)
  8. Pedro Gomes; Cristina Olaverri-Monreal; Michel Ferreira, “Making Vehicles Transparent Through V2V Video Streaming,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 930-938, June 2012. (Google Scholar Citations: 107)
  9. José M Álvarez Alvarez; Antonio M. Ĺopez, “Road Detection Based on Illuminant Invariance,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 184-193, March 2011. (Google Scholar Citations: 339)
  10. Mohamed Fazeen; Brandon Gozick; Ram Dantu; Moiz Bhukhiya; Marta C. González, “Safe Driving Using Mobile Phones,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 1462-1468, Sept. 2012. (Google Scholar Citations: 337)

Top Survey Papers Award Recipients

The Top Survey Papers Award was established in 2009 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Transactions and to promote ITS research and development.

2010-2019 Top Five Survey Papers

  1. Yanchao Dong; Zhencheng Hu; Keiichi Uchimura; Nobuki Murayama, “Driver Inattention Monitoring System for Intelligent Vehicles: A Review,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 596-614, June 2011. (Google Scholar Citations: 660)
  2. Amir Mukhtar; Likun Xia; Tong Boon Tang, “Vehicle Detection Techniques for Collision Avoidance Systems: A Review,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 2318-2338, Oct. 2015. (Google Scholar Citations: 345)
  3. Joshua E. Siegel; Dylan C. Erb; Sanjay E. Sarma, “A Survey of the Connected Vehicle Landscape—Architectures, Enabling Technologies, Applications, and Development Areas,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 2391-2406, Aug. 2018. (Google Scholar Citations: 229)
  4. Trista Lin; Hervé Rivano; Frédéric Le Mouël, “A Survey of Smart Parking Solutions,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 3229-3253, Dec. 2017. (Google Scholar Citations: 287)
  5. Hao Zhu; Ka-Veng Yuen; Lyudmila Mihaylova; Henry Leung, “Overview of Environment Perception for Intelligent Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 2584-2601, Oct. 2017. (Google Scholar Citations: 198)

Previous Awards

Top Ten Best Research Papers 2000-2009

  1. Zhao and C. E. Thorpe, “Stereo and neural network based pedestrian detection,” 2000. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 148–154, September 2000.
  2. Gupte, O. Masoud, R. Martin, and N. P. Papanikolopoulos, “Detection and classification of vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 37–47, March 2002.
  3. Pallottino, E. M. Feron, and A. Bicchi, “Conflict resolution problems for air traffic management systems solved with mixed integer programming,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 3–11, March 2002. Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/TITS.2013.2278114
  4. Rice and E. van Zwet, “A simple and effective method for predicting travel times on freeways,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 200–207, September 2004.
  5. J. Blum, A. Eskandarian, and L. J. Hoffman, “Challenges of intervehicle ad hoc networks,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 347–351, December 2004.
  6. Wischhof, A. Ebner, and H. Rohling, “Information dissemination in self-organizing intervehicle networks,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 90–101, March 2005.
  7. A. Healey and R. W. Picard, “Detecting stress during real-world driving tasks using physiological sensors,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 156–166, June 2005.
  8. M. Bergasa, J. Nuevo, M. A. Sotelo, R. Barea, and M. E. Lopez, “Real-time system for monitoring driver vigilance,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 63–77, March 2006.
  9. M. Trivedi, T. Gandhi, and J. McCall, “Looking-In and Looking-Out of a Vehicle: Computer-Vision-Based Enhanced Vehicle Safety,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 108–120, March 2007.
  10. Maldonado-Bascon, S. Lafuente-Arroyo, P. Gil-Jimenez, H. Gomez-Moreno, and F. Lopez-Ferreras, “Road-Sign Detection and Recognition Based on Support Vector Machines,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 264–278, June 2007.

Top Three Best Survey Papers (2000 to 2009)

  1. K. Kuchar and L. C. Yang, “A review of conflict detection and resolution modeling methods,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 179–189, December 2000.
  2. Papageorgiou and A. Kotsialos, “Freeway ramp metering: an overview,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 271–281, December 2002.
  3. Skog and P. Handel, “In-Car Positioning and Navigation Technologies—A Survey,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 4–21, March 2009.

Best Papers 2009-2012

2009-2010

Best Research Paper
Broggi, P. Cerri, S. Ghidoni, P. Grisleri, and H. G. Jung, “A New Approach to Urban Pedestrian Detection for Automatic Braking,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 594–605, December 2009.

Best Survey Paper
Candamo, M. Shreve, D. B. Goldgof, D.B. Sapper, and R. Kasturi, “Understanding Transit Scenes: A Survey on Human Behavior-Recognition Algorithms,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 206–224, March 2010.

2010-2011

Best Research Paper
Calabrese, M. Colonna, P. Lovisolo, D. Parata, and C. Ratti, “Real-Time Urban Monitoring Using Cell Phones: A Case Study in Rome,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 141–151, March 2011.

Best Survey Paper
Chen and H. H. Cheng, “A Review of the Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and Transportation Systems,” 2010. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 485–497, June 2010.

2011-2012

Best Research Paper
Leontiadis, G. Marfia, D. Mack, G. Pau, C. Mascolo, and M. Gerla, “On the Effectiveness of an Opportunistic Traffic Management System for Vehicular Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1537–1548, December 2011.

Best Survey Paper
Buch, S. A. Velastin, and J. Orwell, “A Review of Computer Vision Techniques for the Analysis of Urban Traffic,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 920–939, September 2011.