Recent Journal Publications

Authors marked with * are/were my students.

Kim*, Joon-Ki, Yinhai Wang, and Gudmundur F. Ulfarsson. gA Numerical Examination of Freeway Rear-End Accidents Considering the Mechanism of Accident Occurrence.h ASCE Journal of the Transportation Engineering. In Press. Mar. 2006. [pdf draft]

Zheng*, Jianyang, Yinhai Wang, Nancy L. Nihan, and Mark Hallenbeck. gExtracting Roadway Background Image: a Mode-Based Approach.h Transportation Research Record. In Press. Mar. 2006. [pdf draft]

Cheevarunothai*, Patikhom, Yinhai Wang, and Nancy L. Nihan. gIdentification and Correction of Dual-Loop Sensitivity Problems.h Transportation Research Record. In Press. Mar. 2006. [pdf draft]

Zhang*, Guohui, Yinhai Wang, and Heng Wei. gAn Artificial Neural Network Algorithm for Length-Based Vehicle Classification Using Single-Loop Data.h Transportation Research Record. In Press. Mar. 2006. [pdf draft]

Zheng*, Jianyang, Yinhai Wang, Nancy L. Nihan, and Mark Hallenbeck. gDetecting Cycle Failures at Signalized Intersections Using Video Image Processing.h Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. Vol. 21(6), 425-435. 2006. [pdf draft]

Tao, Ruihua, Heng Wei, Yinhai Wang, and Virginia P. Sisiopiku. gModeling Speed Disturbance Absorption Following State-Control Action-Expected Chains: Integrated Car-Following and Lane-Changing Scenarios.h Transportation Research Record, No. 1934, 83-93, 2005. [pdf draft]

Zhang, Xiaoping, Nancy L. Nihan, and Yinhai Wang. gImproved Dual-Loop Detection System for Collecting Real-Time Truck Data.h Transportation Research Record, No. 1917, 108-115, 2005. [pdf draft]

Zhang, Xiaoping, Yinhai Wang, Nancy L. Nihan, and Hu Dong. gMonitoring a Freeway Network in Real-Time Using Single-Loop Detectors: System Design and Implementation.h the International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems. Vol. 1, No.1/2, 119-130, 2005. [pdf online version]

Wang, Yinhai and Nancy L. Nihan. gDynamic Estimation of Freeway Large Truck Volume Based on Single Loop Measurements.h Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, Vol. 8 (3), 133-141, 2004. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai and Nancy L. Nihan. gEstimating the Risk of Collisions between Bicycles and Automobiles at Signalized Intersections.h Accident Analysis and Prevention 36(3), 313-321, 2004. [pdf draft]

Zhang, Xiaoping, Yinhai Wang, Nancy L. Nihan, and Mark Hallenbeck. gDevelopment of a System for Collecting Loop Detector Event Data for Individual Vehicles.h Transportation Research Record, No. 1855, 168-175, 2003. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, Hitoshi Ieda, and Fred L. Mannering. gEstimating Rear-End Accident Probabilities at Signalized Intersections: An Occurrence-Mechanism Approach.h ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 129(4), 1-8, 2003. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, and Nancy L. Nihan. gCan Single-Loop Detectors Do the Work of Dual-Loop Detectors?h ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 129(2), 169 - 176, 2003. [pdf draft]

Wei, Heng, Yinhai Wang, and Qixin Shi. gBasics of ITS Standards and Their Requirements Packages.h Journal of Intelligent Transportation systems (in Chinese), Vol. 12, No. 2, 11-15, 2002.

Wang, Yinhai, Heng Wei, and Qixin Shi. gIntroduction to the National ITS Architecture of the US.h Journal of Intelligent Transportation systems (in Chinese), Vol. 11, No. 1, 2002, 6-10.

Wang, Yinhai, Heng Wei, and Qixin Shi. gCurrent Status for ITS National Architecture Development.h Journal of Intelligent Transportation systems (in Chinese), Vol. 9, No. 3, 9-16, 2001.

Wang, Yinhai, and Nancy L. Nihan. gFreeway Speed Estimation Using Single Loop Outputs.h Transportation Research Record, No. 1727, 120-126, 2000. [pdf draft]


Recent Fully-Refereed Conference Proceeding Articles

Cheevarunothai*, Patikhom, Yinhai Wang, and Nancy L. Nihan. gDevelopment of Advanced Loop Event Data Analyzer (ALEDA) for Investigations of Dual-Loop Detector Malfunctions.h Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of Intelligent Transportation Systems, paper 000662, November 2005. [pdf draft]

Zheng*, Jianyang, Yinhai Wang, and Nancy L. Nihan. gQuantitative Evaluation of GPS Performance under Forest Canopies.h Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing, and Control. 777-782. Mar. 2005. [pdf draft]

Avery*, Ryan P., Yinhai Wang, and G.S. Rutherford. gLength-Based Vehicle Classification Using Images from Uncalibrated Video Cameras.h Proceedings of the 7th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 737-742. Oct. 2004. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, and Nancy L. Nihan. gDynamic Estimation of Freeway Speed Using Single-Loop Measurements.h Proceedings of the 8th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Vol. VII, 396-401. July 2004. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, and Nancy L. Nihan. gQuantitative analysis on angle-accident risk at signalized intersections.h World Transport Research, Selected Proceedings of the 9th World Conference on Transport Research. Pergamon Press. Oct. 2003. Seoul, Korea. [pdf draft]

Salido, Javier, Masanori Nakamura, and Yinhai Wang.gAn Analysis of Network Reachability Using BGP Data.h the 2003 IEEE Work Shop on Internet Applications (WIAPP), Apr. 2003. [pdf draft]

Zheng, Jianyang, Yinhai Wang, and Nancy L. Nihan. gTracking Vehicles with GPS: Is It a Feasible Solution?h Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of ITS America, Nov. 2002. [pdf draft]

Zhang, Xiaoping, Yinhai Wang, and Nancy L. Nihan, gInvestigation on Dual-Loop Errors.h Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of ITS America, Nov. 2002. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, Xiaoping Zhang, and Nancy L. Nihan. gMonitoring Freeway Congestion Using Single Loop Measurements.h Proceedings of the 12th Annual Meeting of ITS America (CD-Rom), May 2001. [pdf draft]

Wang, Yinhai, Hitoshi Ieda. gUsing Accident Observations to Evaluate Rear End Accident Risk at Four-Legged Signalized Intersections.h World Transport Research, Selected Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Transport Research, Vol. 2, 123-136, 1999. [pdf draft]


Non-Refereed Conference Proceedings

1. Koji, Saito, Yinhai Wang, Kiyoshi Takahashi, and Hitoshi Ieda. gA Study on Intersection Angle Accident Risk with Driversf PRT Considered.h Proceedings of the 53rd annual conference of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (in Japanese), No. 4, 476-477, 1998.

2. Wang, Yinhai, Kiyoshi Takahashi, and Hironori Kato. gElderly Driversf Features and Their Effects on Accident Risk.h Proceedings of the 24th annual conference of the East Japan Society of Civil Engineers, No. 4, 478-479, 1997.

3. Wang, Yinhai, Hitoshi Ieda, and Hironori Kato. gTraffic Safety Under Mixed Traffic Condition in Beijing.h Proceedings of the 51st annual conference of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers, No. 4, 314-315, 1996.


Recent Research Project Reports

1. Nihan, Nancy L., Yinhai Wang, and Patikhom Cheevarunothai. Improving Dual-Loop Truck (and Speed) Data: Quick Detection of Malfunctioning Loops and Calculation of Required Adjustments. Transportation Northwest (TransNow) Research Report TNW2006-02. May 2006.

2. Wang, Yinhai, Nancy L. Nihan, and Ryan P. Avery. Developing A Portable Long-Vehicle Counter Using Video Image Processing. Transportation Northwest (TransNow) Research Report TNW2006-01. Dec. 2005.

3. Nihan, Nancy L., Yinhai Wang, and Xiaoping Zhang. Improved Dual-Loop Detection System for Collecting Real-Time Truck Data. Transportation Northwest (TransNow) Research Report TNW2005-02. Feb. 2005.

4. Zhang, Xiaoping, Nancy L. Nihan, and Yinhai Wang. Evaluation of Dual-Loop Data Accuracy Using Video Ground Truth Data: Dual Loop Error. Washington State Department of Transportation Research Report. WA-RD 535.1 and TNW 2002-02, Jan. 2002.