Total Publications: 59

  • 17 publications have been peer-reviewed (indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus).
  • 3 papers have been published in high-impact journals: Computers & Industrial Engineering (IF 2.623), Scientific Reports (IF 4.259), Physical Review letters (IF 8.462).
  • 1 paper in International Journal of Communication (H-INDEX: 34, ranks 5th among all Humanities, Literature & Arts journals, and 7th among Communication journals) is under evaluation.

2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 (16 publications) 2018 (16 publications)2017 (13 publications)2016 (6 publications)2015 (2 publications)
  1. Pourhashem G., Georgouli Ch., Malichová E., Straka M., Kováčiková T., Factors influencing the perceived value of travel time in European urban areas, Transportation Journal, Netherlands 2023
  1. Ghadir Pourhashem, Eva Malichová, Terezia Piscová, Tatiana Kováčiková, “Gender Difference in Perception of Value of Travel Time and Travel Mode Choice Behavior in Eight European Countries” , Sustainability Journal, Volume 14, Issue 16, 10426, Switzerland, 2022
  2. Ilya Finkelberg, Tibor Petrov, Ayelet Gal-Tzur, Nina Zarkhin, Peter Počta, Tatiana Kováčiková, Ľuboš Buzna, Milan Dado, Tomer Toledo, “The Effects of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Reliability on Performance of Signalized Intersection Traffic Control”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume 23, Issue 9, pp.15450-15461, 2022
  3. Tibor Petrov, Peter Pocta, Tatiana Kovacikova, “Benchmarking 4G and 5G-Based Cellular-V2X for Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication and Urban Scenarios in Cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems”, Applied Sciences 12, no. 19: 9677.
  4. Boris Cucor, Tibor Petrov, Patrik Kamencay, Ghadir Pourhashem, Milan Dado, “Physical and Digital Infrastructure Readiness Index for Connected and Automated Vehicles”, Sensors 22, no. 19: 7315
Thematic Report
  1. van Acker, V., Kyriakidis, M., Thomopoulos, N., Kolarova, V., Etzioni, S., Baburajan, V., Pagoni, I., Kouniadi, D., Pronello, C., Pourhashem, G., Shiftan, Y., Polydoropoulou, A., Abreu e Silva: “Transport Demand & User Challenges of ACT  WG4: Thematic Report”
  1.  Luboš Buzna, Pasquale De Falco, Gabriella Ferruzzi, Shahab Khormali, Daniela Proto, Nazir Refa, Milan Straka, Gijsvan der Poel, “An ensemble methodology for hierarchical probabilistic electric vehicle load forecasting at regular charging stations”, Applied Energy, vol. 283, Feb 2021. (doi:
  2. Tibor Petrov, Ilya Finkelberg, Nina Zarkhin, Peter Počta, Ľuboš Buzna, Ayelet Gal-Tzur, Tatiana Kováčiková, Tomer Toledo and Milan Dado (2021) “A Framework Coupling VISSIM and OMNeT++ to Simulate Future Intelligent Transportation Systems”, Communications – Scientific letters of the University of Zilina, 23(2), pp. C23-C29. doi: 10.26552/com.C.2021.2.C23-C29.
  3. Amirkhan S, Pourvali Souraki H, Radmehr M, Khormali S, Power Quality Improvement of Power Grid‎ Containing Wind Farm using STATCOM, Journal of Applied Dynamic Systems and Control, vol. 4(1), pp. 15-20, June 2021. MOBITIME project contributed 100% 
  4. Tibor Petrov, Lukas Sevcik, Peter Pocta, Milan Dado, “A Performance Benchmark for Dedicated Short-Range Communications and LTE-Based Cellular-V2X in the Context of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication and Urban Scenarios”, Sensors, 21, no. 15: 5095, July 2021. 50% MOBITIME project.
  5. Yannick Cornet, Giuseppe Lugano, Christina Georgouli, Dimitris Milakis. “Worthwhile travel time: a conceptual framework of the perceived value of enjoyment, productivity and fitness while travelling” Taylor & Francis online, doi: 10.1080/01441647.2021.1983067
  6. Eva Malichova, Yannick Cornet, Martin Hudak. „Travellers’ use and perception of travel time in long-distance trips in Europe“ Travel Behavior and Society, Volume 27, April 2022, Pages 95 – 106. MOBITIME project contributed 100% 
  7. Yannick Cornet, Giuseppe Lugano, Christina Georgouli, Dimitris Milakis. Worthwhile travel time: a conceptual framework of the perceived value of enjoyment, productivity and fitness while travelling. Transport Reviews. MOBITIME project contributed 100% 
Book Chapters
  1. Tibor Petrov, Milan Dado, Tatiana Kováčiková: Impact of ICT on Emergency Response Vehicle Driving Time in a Vicinity of Large Events, In: Advances in Industrial Internet of Things, Engineering and Management, Springer International Publishing, 2021, pp. 21-38
Proceedings from conferences
  1. Tibor Petrov, “Simulation of Vehicular Communication Systems and its Application in Higher Education”, In: Proceedings of 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging eLearning Technologies and Applications: ICETA 2021, 11-12 November 2021, Virtual Conference – Technical University of Košice, Slovakia, ISBN 978-1-6654-2101-0, pp.293-299. MOBITIME project contributed 100% 
  2. Ghadir Pourhashem, Eva Malichová, Tatiana Kováčiková. The role of participation behavior and information in nudging citizens sustainable mobility behavior: a case study of Bratislava region.  Proceedings of ICETA 2021. November 11-12 2021 Virtual Conference – Technical University of Košice, Slovakia. MOBITIME project contributed 100% 
  3. Tibor Petrov:A routing performance comparison of LTE-V2V and IEEE WAVE for emergency vehicle approaching warning application in vehicular networksIn: 10th Young researchers seminar: seminar proceedings, Portoroz: Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport, 2021, ISBN 978-961-7041-09-5, pp. 163-167.   MOBITIME project contributed 50 % 
  1. Salman Amirkhan, Masoud Radmehr, Mohammad Rezanejad, Shahab Khormali: A robust control technique for stable operation of a DC/AC hybrid microgrid under parameters and loads variations
  2. Milan Straka , Pasquale De Falco , Gabriella Ferruzzi , Daniela Proto , Gijs van der Poel , Shahab Khormali , Ľuboš Buzna: Predicting Popularity of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Urban Context
  3. Eva Malichova, Ghadir Pourhashem, Tatiana Kováčiková, Martin Hudák: Users’ Perception of Value of Travel Time and Value of Ridesharing Impacts on Europeans’ Ridesharing Participation Intention: A Case Study Based on MoTiV European-Wide Mobility and Behavioral Pattern Dataset
  4. Tibor Petrov, Peter Pocta, Ján Roman, Ľuboš Buzna, Milan Dado: A Feasibility Study of Privacy Ensuring Emergency Vehicle Approaching Warning System
Book Chapters
  1. Federico Costantini, Nikolas Thomopoulos, Fabro Steibel, Angela Curl, Giuseppe Lugano, Tatiana Kováčiková: Autonomous vehicles in a GDPR era: An international comparison, In: Policy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles, Volume 5, 1st Edition
Proceedings from conferences
    1. L. Fortunati, G. Lugano, A.M. Manganelli (2019). How young generations in Italy perceive the rise of autonomous and robotized cars. Special issue of the International Journal of Communication (IJoC) on “Cars and contemporary communication: machine, medium, mobility”.
    2. Lugano, M. Hudák, M. Ivančo, T. Loveček (2019). From the Mind to the Cloud: Personal Data in the Age of the Internet of Things. In Y. Zhou & M. Fischer (Eds). AI Love You: Developments on Human-Robot Intimate Relationships. Springer, Berlin/New York.
    3. Ghadir Pourhashem, Ľuboš Buzna, Tatiana Kováčiková, and Martin Hudák: “Exploring Women Travel Behaviour in the Region of Žilina from Large Scale Mobility Survey”, In: Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication. Selected Papers from the 18th International Conference on Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, Volume 68, Springer, 2019, ISSN 2367-3370 ISSN 2367-3389 (electronic)
    4. S. Amirkhan, M. Radmehr, M. Rezanejad and S. Khormali, “An improved passivity-based control strategy for providing an accurate coordination in a ac/dc hybrid microgrid, ‘’ Accepted for publication in the Journal of The Franklin Institute, Elsevier, March 2019.
    5. S. Khormali and E. Niknam, “Operation cost minimization of domestic microgrid under the time of use pricing using HOMER,” Accepted in 20th International Scientific Conference on Electric Power Engineering EPE 2019, Ostrava, Czech Republic, May 2019.
    6. Ľ. Buzna, P. De Falco, S. Khormali, D. Proto, M. Straka, “Electric vehicle load forecasting: A comparison between time series and machine learning approaches,Abstract accepted in 1st International conference on Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Area, SyNERGY MED 2019 – Cagliari, Italy, May 2019.
    7. Petrov, M. Dado, T. Kováčiková, „Evaluation of Performance of Selected Ad Hoc Routing Protocols in an Emergency Vehicle Warning Application for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks,“ Accepted in 13th ITS European Congress 2019, Brainport Eindhoven, Netherlands, 3-6 June 2019
    8. Cornet, Y, Barradale, M. J., Bernardino, J. & Lugano G. (2019). Worthwhile Travel Time: Design Challenges of Capturing the User Experience by Smartphone. Proceedings of the Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2019 (SCSP 2019), 23-24 May 2019, Prague (Czech Republic).DOI:
    9. Banister, D., Cornet, Y., Givoni, M., & Lyons, G. (2019). From minimum to reasonable travel time. In R. Hickman, B. M. Lira, M. Givoni, & K. Geurs (Eds.), The Elgar Companion to Transport, Space and Equity – NECTAR Series on Transportation and Communications Networks Research (p. 352). Edward Elgar publishing
    10. Cornet, Y., and Schwanen, T. Resistance to Experimentation in Sustainable Transport Transitions. Presented at 15th Annual Cycling and Society Symposium, Bristol, September 2018. To be presented at International Sustainability Transitions Conference 2019, Ottawa, June 2019 (to be submitted to journal Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions based on updated version after the conference)
    11. Will, M.E., Cornet, Y. & Munshi, T. Assessment of physical and ecological space consumed by transport modes: A case of Rajkot city India. Presented at 15th World Conference on Transport Research, Mumbai, May 2019 (full paper submitted to Journal of Transport and Land Use; currently under review following first round of peer review).
    12. Y. Cornet , G. Lugano & D. Milakis (submitted). The perception of travel time, worthwhile or wasted? Smartphone-based data collection learnings and preliminary results from the H2020 MoTiV project. Submitted to the TRA 2020 conference, Helsinki, 27-30 April 2020.
    13. G. Pourhashem & G. Lugano (submitted). Gender and Generation effects on Perception of Value of Travel Time and Mode Choice. Submitted to the TRA 2020 conference, Helsinki, 27-30 April 2020.
    14. Hudák, M. (2019). Smartphone-based travel surveys as a tool for data collection for policy makers. Submitted to the Young Researcher Seminar 2019, Thessaloniki, 4-7 June 2019
    15. Yannis G., Böhm M., Franklin J.R., Jones S., Kovacikova T., Nowicka K., Folla K., “Open Science in Transportation Research”, Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Transportation Research, organised by The Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT/CERTH) (Athens, Greece, 24-25 October 2019).
    16. J. Rod Franklin, Martin Böhm, Sarah Jones, Tatiana Kovacikova, Katarzyna Nowicka, Rafal Rowinski, Katerina Folla, George Yannis: Exploring the Establishment of a European Transport Research Cloud, submitted to TRA 2020, April 27-30, 2020, Helsinki, Finland
  1. G. Lugano, Y. Cornet & A. Karadimce (2018). Worthwhile Time in Transport: Capturing the Subjective Value of the Travel Experience by Smartphone. Web Proceedings of ICT Innovations 2018 conference, ISSN 1857-7288, 205-222.
  2. Z. Kurillová, A. Veľas, T. Loveček, G. Lugano. (2018). Deep learning shift in eLearning. Proceedings of 12th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2018), 5-7 March 2018, Valencia (Spain). [Web of science]
  3. M. Cebecauer, Ľ. Buzna. Large-scale test data set for location problems (data article)  [Scopus]
  4. F. Belgrado, Ľ. Buzna, F. Foiadelli, M. Longo (Under evaluation). Evaluating the Predictability of Future Energy Consumption: “Application of statistical classification methods to data from EV charging points”. Submitted to VEHITS 2018, 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems, Portugal, 16-18 March, 2018.
  5. G. Lugano, Z. Kurillova, M. Hudák, G. Pourhashem (2018). Beyond Travel Time Savings: Conceptualising and Modelling the Individual Value Proposition of Mobility. In Nathanail & Karakikes (Eds) “Data Analytics: Paving the Way to Sustainable Urban Mobility”. Proceedings of 4thConference on Sustainable Urban Mobility (CSUM 2018), 24-25 May 2018, Skiathos Island (Greece). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing” (AISC), Springer, ISSN: 2194-5357,   [Scopus]
  6. Kováčiková T., Lugano G., Pourhashem G. (2018) From Travel Time and Cost Savings to Value of Mobility. In: Kabashkin I., Yatskiv I., Prentkovskis O. (eds) Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication. RelStat 2017. [Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 36. Springer, Cham] [Google books]
  7. Petrov (2018). Simulation of Routing Protocols for Emergency Vehicle Warning Application in VANETs. 2018 International Student Conference, 10 May 2018, Prague (Czech Republic)
  8. M. Mikušová, A. Torok, P. Brída. (2018). Technological and economical context of renewable and non-renewable energy in electric mobility in Slovakia and Hungary. ICCCI 2018  – 10th International Conference on Computational Collective Inteligence, 5. – 7. september 2018, Bristol, UK. [Scopus]
  9. Kováčiková, T., Buzna, Ľ., Pourhashem, G., Lugano, G., Cornet, Y., Lugano, N. (Eds.). Intelligent Transport Systems – From Research and Development to the Market Uptake. Proceedings of the First International Conference, INTSYS 2017, Hyvinkää, Finland, November 29-30, 2017.
  10. Buzna, Ľuboš ; Cebecauer, Matej; Czimmermann, Peter; Koháni, Michal ; Váňa, Michal, Location-scheduling optimization problem to design private charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, International conference on Operations research and enterprise systems, 24.01.2018-26.01.2018, Portugal,  [Scopus]
  11. Czimmermann, P., Buzna, L., Koháni, M. Network flows as a tool for solving location-scheduling problem to optimize charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, 17th Conference on Applied Mathematics, APLIMAT 2018 – Proceedings
  12. M. Straka, Ľ Buzna, Use cases and introductory analyses of the dataset collected within the large network of public charging stations, Relstat-2018 – The 18th International Multi-Conference “Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication”12.20. Oct. 2018, Riga, Latvia
  13. Miroslav Gardlo, Lubos Buzna,  Rui Carvalho, Richard Gibbens, Frank Kelly, Collective Effects and Performance of Algorithmic Electric Vehicle Charging Strategies, Wokrshop on Complexity in Engineering, COMPENG 2018, Florence, October 10-12, 2018 [Scopus]
  14. T. Petrov, M. Dado, P. Kortiš, T. Kováčiková (2018). Evaluation of Packet Forwarding Approaches for Emergency Vehicle Warning Application in VANETs. 12th International Conference ELEKTRO 2018, 21-23 May 2018, Mikulov, Czech Republic.  [Scopus]
  15. S. Khormali, T. Kovacikova, M. Mikusova and G. Pourhashem, ‘’Women in transport: A literature review,’’ accepted for publication in Proc. of 8th International Scientific Conference CMDTUR 2018, Zilina, Slovakia, October 2018.
  16. T. Petrov, V. Ďurček, M. Dado, K.E. Ambrosch (2018). Study of Performance of the Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks in Dense Network Scenarios. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST, 85-89
  1. P. Czimmermann, M. Koháni, L. Buzna (2017). The Design of Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and its Properties, 14th International Symposium on Operations Research (SOR ’17), 27-29 September 2017, Bled (Slovenia).
  2. R. Carvalho, L. Buzna (2017). Controlling congestion on complex networks: fairness, efficiency and network structure, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 9152 – published online August 2017. [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  3. M. Cebecauer, L. Buzna (2017). A Versatile Adaptive Aggregation Framework for Spatially Large Discrete Location-Allocation Problems, Computers & Industrial Engineering 111 (2017) 364–380. [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  4. G. Lugano (2017). Virtual Assistants and Self-Driving Cars: To what extent is Artificial Intelligence needed in Next-Generation Autonomous Vehicles? Intelligent Transport Systems Telecommunications (ITST 2017) conference, 29-31 May 2017, Warsaw (Poland). [Scopus]
  5. K-K. Kleineberg, L. Buzna, F. Papadopoulos, M. Boguñá, and M. Á. Serrano (2017). Geometric Correlations Mitigate the Extreme Vulnerability of Multiplex Networks against Targeted Attacks. Physical Review Letters 118, 218301 – Published 25 May 2017 [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  6. G. Lugano, M. Hudak, K. E. Ambrosch, T. Kováčiková (2017). Travel Time, Resource Reachability and Quality of Living in Urban Contexts: a Case Study from Slovakia. Proceedings of Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2017. [Scopus]
  7. M. Koháni, P. Czimmermann, M. Váňa, M. Cebecauer, L. Buzna (2017). Designing Charging Infrastructure for a Fleet of Electric Vehicles Operating in Large Urban Areas. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES 2017), 23-25 February 2017, Porto (Portugal). [Web of Science]
  8. T. Petrov, M. Dado & K.E. Ambrosch (2017). Computer Modelling of Cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems. Proceedings of the TRANSCOM 2017 conference on sustainable, modern and safe transport. [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  9. G. Lugano, L. Fortunati, F. Costantini, P. Montessoro (2017). Driverless Cars and the Semantics of Mobility: Technical, Legal and Social Challenges. Presented at the 19th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2017), 4-7 September 2017, Vienna (Austria).
  10. G. Lugano (2017). Assessing Individual and Group Behavior from Mobility Data: Technological Advances and Emerging Applications. Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (2nd edition), Springer Science+Business. 10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8_219
  11. T. Kováčiková (2017). Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking – Objectives, Opportunities and Activities. Proceedings of the 13th Railway Forum, Bratislava.
  12. L. Buzna (2015). The Onset of Congestion in Charging of Electric Vehicles for Proportionally Fair Network Management ProtocolIn K.F. Doerner et al. (eds.). Proceedings of Operations Research 2015 – Selected papers of the International Conference of the German, Austrian and Swiss Operations Research Societies (GOR,ÖGOR, SVOR/ASRO). SpringerDOI 10.1007/978-3-319-42902-1_13
  13. T. Petrov (2017). Computer Modelling-Based Optimization of Communication in Warning Applications for VANET. 2017 International Student Conference, Prague
  1. T. Petrov, M. Dado, K.E. Ambrosch, & P. Holečko (2016). Experimental topology for V2V communication based on Internet of ThingsIEEE ELEKTRO, pp. 72-76, ISBN 978-1-4673-8698-2. [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  2. K. E. Ambrosch & D. Leihs (2016). Assessment of Smart City Implementations. Proceedings of Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2016. DOI: 10.1109/SCSP.2016.7501036 [Web of Science] [Scopus]
  3. K.E. Ambrosch, D. Leihs, G. Lugano (2016). Driving Change in Transport Systems. Science Impact, pp. 97-99.
  4. L. Buzna (2016) Equitable Distribution of Scarce Resources in Transportation Networks. Proceedings of ITAT 2016 Workshop, pp. 197-199. Presentation slides here
  5. D. Leihs & U. Naz (2016) A structured approach to assess the success factors of urban zone management. Proceedings of the 11th ITS European Congress, Glasgow (Scotland).
  6. T. Petrov, T. & V. Ďurček, PHY and MAC characteristics of VANETs in dense traffic scenarios. Proceedings of 20th international student conference on electrical engineering, 24 May 2016, Prague (Czech Republic). ISBN 978-80-01-05950-0.
  1. K.E. Ambrosch, M. Dado, A. Janota and J. Spalek (2015). Smart Cities as a University Common Talk: The Case of UNIZA. Proceedings of Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2015.
  2. M. Dado, A. Janota, J. Spalek, P. Holečko, R. Pirník, K.E. Ambrosch (2015). Internet of Things as Advanced Technology to Support Mobility and Intelligent Transport.  In: Mandler B. et al. (eds) Internet of Things. IoT Infrastructures. IoT360 2015. Springer Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST), vol. 170, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47075-7_12.