Publications

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Journal Publications

  • Wang J, Sun L (2020) Dynamic holding control to avoid bus bunching: A multi-agent deep reinforcement learning framework. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 116: 102661. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2020.102661)

  • Liu L, Sun L, Chen Y, Ma X (2019) Optimizing fleet size and scheduling of feeder transit services considering the influence of bike-sharing systems. Journal of Cleaner Production 236: 117550. (doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.07.025)

  • Wang J, Kong X, Xia F, Sun L (2019) Urban human mobility: data-driven modeling and prediction. ACM SIGKDD Explorations 21(1): 1-19. (doi:10.1145/3331651.3331653)

  • Gao J, Sun L, Cai M (2019) Quantifying privacy vulnerability of individual mobility traces: A case study of license plate recognition data. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 104:78-94. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2019.04.022)

  • Zhang M, Zhou X, Zhang Y, Sun L, Dun M, Du W, Cao X (2019) Propagation index on airport delays. Transportation Research Record 2673(8): 536-543. (doi:10.1177/0361198119844240)

  • Chen X, He Z, Sun L (2019) A Bayesian tensor decomposition approach for spatiotemporal traffic data imputation. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 98:73-84. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2018.11.003)

  • Alabdulkareem A, Frank MR, Sun L, AlShebli B, Hidalgo C, Rahwan I (2018) Unpacking the polarization of workplace skills. Science Advances 4(7):eaao6030. (doi:10.1126/sciadv.aao6030)

  • Sun L, Erath A, Cai M (2018) A hierarchical mixture modeling framework for population synthesis. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 114:199-212. (doi:10.1016/j.trb.2018.06.002) [Code]

  • Frank MR, Obradovich N, Sun L, Woon WL, LeVeck BL, Rahwan I (2018) Detecting reciprocity at global scale. Science Advances 4(1):eaao5348. (doi:10.1126/sciadv.aao5348)

  • Frank MR, Sun L, Cebrian M, Youn HJ, Rahwan I (2018) Small cities face greater impact from automation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 15 (139):20170946. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2017.0946)

  • Sun L, Rahwan I (2017) Coauthorship network structure in transportation research. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 100:135-151. (doi:10.1016/j.tra.2017.04.011)

  • Sun L, Yin Y (2017) Discovering themes and trends in transportation research using topic modeling. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technology 77:49-66. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2017.01.013)

  • Sun L, Axhausen KW (2016) Understanding urban mobility patterns with a probabilistic tensor factorization framework. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 91:511-524. (doi:10.1016/j.trb.2016.06.011) [Code]

  • Tirachini A, Sun L, Erath A, Chakirov A (2016) Valuation of sitting and standing in metro trains using revealed preferences. Transport Policy 47:94-104. (doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2015.12.004)

  • Jin JG, Lu L, Sun L,Yin J (2015) Optimal allocation of protective resources in urban rail transit networks against intentional attacks. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 84:73-87. (doi:10.1016/j.tre.2015.10.008)

  • Sun L, Erath A (2015) A Bayesian network approach for population synthesis. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 61:49-62. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2015.10.010)

  • Long Y, Sun L, Tao S (2015) A review of urban studies based on transit smart card data. Urban Planning Forum 223:70-77. (in Chinese) (doi:10.16361/j.upf.201503009)

  • Sun L, Lu Y, Jin JG, Lee D-H, Axhausen KW (2015) An integrated Bayesian approach for passenger flow assignment in metro networks. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 52:116-131. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2015.01.001) [Code]

  • Sun L, Jin JG, Axhausen KW, Lee D-H, Cebrian M (2015) Quantifying long-term evolution of intraurban spatial interactions. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 12:20141089. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2014.1089)

  • Sun L, Tirachini A, Axhausen KW, Erath A, Lee D-H (2014) Models of bus boarding and alighting dynamics. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 69:447-460. (doi:10.1016/j.tra.2014.09.007)

  • Sun L, Axhausen KW, Lee D-H, Cebrian M (2014) Efficient detection of contagious outbreaks in massive metropolitan encounter networks. Scientific Reports 4:5099. (doi:10.1038/srep05099)

  • Sun L, Jin JG, Lee D-H, Axhausen KW, Erath A (2014) Demand-driven timetable design for metro services. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 46:284-299. (doi:10.1016/j.trc.2014.06.003)

  • Jin JG, Tang LC, Sun L, Lee D-H (2014) Enhancing metro network resilience via localized integration with bus services. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 63:17-30. (doi:10.1016/j.tre.2014.01.002)

  • Sun L, Axhausen KW, Lee D-H, Huang X (2013) Understanding metropolitan patterns of daily encounters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 110(34):13774-13779. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1306440110)

  • Lee D-H, Wu X, Sun L (2013) Limited information-sharing strategy for the taxi-customer searching problem in the non-booking taxi services. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2284:57-61. (doi:10.3141/2333-06)

Conference Publications

  • Sun L, Chen X, He Z, Miranda-Moreno LF (2019) Pattern discovery and anomaly detection of individual travel behavior using license plate recognition data. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2019 Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA).

  • Zhang M, Zhang S, Sun L, Zhang Y, Du W, Cao X (2019) Characterizing day-to-day airport delay profiles with a network approach. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2019 Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA).

  • Zhang M, Zhou X, Zhang Y, Sun L, Du W, Cao X (2019) A propagation index on airport delays. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2019 Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA).

  • Gao J, Sun L, Cai M (2019) Measuring privacy vulnerability of individual mobility traces: a case study on license plate recognition data. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2019 Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA).

  • Sun L, Jin JG (2015) Modeling temporal flow assignment in metro networks using smart card data. 18th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain). (doi:10.1109/ITSC.2015.141)

  • Sun L, Lu Y, Lee D-H (2015) Understanding the structure of urban bus networks: the C-space representation approach. 15th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (Beijing, China). (doi:10.1061/9780784479292.143)

  • Zhao K, Sun L, Jin JG, Lee D-H (2015) Analysis of crowding effect on passengers’ movement time based on smart card data. 15th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (Beijing, China). (doi:10.1061/9780784479292.136)

  • Sun L, Jin JG, Lee D-H, Axhausen KW (2015) Characterizing multimodal transfer time using smart card data: the effect of time, passenger age, crowdedness and collective pressure. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA).

  • Jin JG, Teo KM, Sun L (2013) Disruption response planning for an urban Mass Rapid Transit network. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting (Washington DC, USA).

  • Lee D-H, Wu X, Sun L (2013) Limited information sharing strategy for the taxi-customer searching problem in the non-booking taxi service. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting (Washington DC, USA).

  • Sun L, Lee D-H, Erath A, Huang X (2012) Using smart card data to extract passenger’s spatio-temporal density and train’s trajectory of MRT system. ACM SIGKDD International Workshop on Urban Computing (Beijing, China). (doi:10.1145/2346496.2346519)

  • Lee D-H, Sun L, Erath A (2012) Study of bus service reliability in Singapore using fare card data. 12th Asia Pacific ITS Forum & Exhibition (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

  • Sun L, Chen X, Xie W, Yang X (2010) Calibration of acceleration-based and multi-anticipative car-following models by NGSIM trajectory data. 10th ASCE International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, ICCTP 2010 (Beijing, China)