Goal-oriented Self-Organization in Railways

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This paper reviews the concept of self-organisation as defi ned in diff erent fi elds and attempts to provide a defi nition of goal-oriented self-organization that can be applied in the context of railway traffi c. Based on the provided defi nition a modelling approach for self-organising rail traffi c is then proposed to set the basis for future research and exploration of such a concept which could revolutionise the current rail transport to meet long-term capacity and competitiveness goals envisaged by the railway industry.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2023
EventRailBelgrade 2023: 10th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis - Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Duration: 25 Apr 202328 Apr 2023


ConferenceRailBelgrade 2023
Abbreviated titleICROMA
OtherRailBelgrade 2023 is the 10th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (ICROMA). It will promote interdisciplinary discussions in the railway planning and operations research area by combining the expertise of academics and professionals. RailBelgrade 2023 will give researchers, consultants, and industrial practitioners the opportunity to meet, present their latest research, exchange know-how, and discuss current developments and applications. Leading railway scientists from different disciplines and professionals from the railway industry will deliver keynote speeches.
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  • Self-organization
  • Railway Traffi c Management
  • Common Pool Resource


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