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Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication (RelStat-2021).

The 21st International Multi-Conference

Covid-19 Announcement

On behalf of the Organising Committee, we are sorry to inform that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with the current measures against spread of the disease by the Government of Latvia, the
21st International Multidisciplinary Conference “Reliability and Statistics in Transportation and Communication” (RelStat-2021) will now be held remotely on 14-15 October 2021.

It is a huge drawback, as the RelStat conference has always been known for benefiting its participants greatly with extra-curricular events, the real-life scientific debate, and interpersonal communication. At the same time, the Transport and Telecommunication Institute strictly adhere to own social responsibility standards and aim to contribute to the global efforts to tackle the spread of the disease. First and foremost, we care for the safety of all the participants, guests, and the community. Thus, the remote format is the only possible option under existing circumstances.

We keep our general goal of being an international forum for scientists and professionals in academia, industry, and government. Being at the forefront of technological advancement, we believe in making the conference  work also via remote technical solutions. Thus, we are committed to ensuring a meaningful and lively discussion of recent research results, ideas, technologies, as well as all theoretical and practical issues arising in transport, information and communication technologies. Notably, arrangements regarding the publication of the proceedings remain as they were. All further organisational details and practicalities will follow shortly. Do not hesitate to contact us in case of any questions, concerns, or uncertainties you have.

Official letter on the remote format

The goal of the RelStat-2021 conference is to provide an international forum for scientists and professionals in academia, industry, and government to address recent research results and to present and discuss their ideas, theories, technologies, systems, tools, applications, work in progress and experiences on all theoretical and practical issues arising in transport, information and communication technologies.

RelStat-2021 has opened Call for Papers for both Special Session Proposals and Regular Full Paper Submissions. We look forward to innovative contributions in any of the following areas:

      • Smart Solutions in Transportation Systems
      • Networking and Telecommunications
      • Reliability, Risk and Safety Applications
      • Mathematics, Statistics, Modelling and its Applications
      • Information Systems and Information Technologies
      • Business and Economics Applications
      • Mobile and Distance Education

 

English is the official language of the Conference.

Proceedings of the previous conference, RelStat-2020, are published in the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series, Springer https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-68476-1

Invited Sessions (workshops)

Proposals for invited sessions (workshops) within the technical scope of the conference are accepted. Each proposal should describe the theme and scope of the proposed session. The proposal should contain the title and theme of the session, moderator and a list of paper titles, names and email addresses of the corresponding authors.

Sponsored and hosted by Transport and Telecommunication Institute (Latvia)

Transport and telecommunication institute (TSI) – is a modern university with the almost centennial history. TSI – is the university-successor of the legendary RKIIGA (Riga Red-Banner Civil Aviation Institute) and RAU (Riga Aviation Institute).

In the present-day appearance TSI was established in 1999. Nowadays TSI – is the only one private technical college university type in Latvia, where you can get higher education in Russian, Latvian and English languages.

  • Prof. Igor Kabashkin, Transport & Telecommunication Institute, Latvia – Chairman
  • Prof. Irina Yatskiv (Jackiva), Transport & Telecommunication Institute, Latvia – Co-Chairman
  • Prof. Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia – Co-Chairman
  • Prof. Lutfihak Alpkan, Gebze Institute of Technology, Turkey
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Constantinos Antoniou, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Prof. Liudmyla Batenko, Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman, Ukraine
  • Prof. Maurizio Bielli, Institute of System Analysis and Informatics, Italy
  • Dr. Brent D. Bowen, Purdue University, USA
  • Prof. Stanislav Buka, Baltic International Academy, Latvia
  • Dr. Vadim Donchenko, Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport, Russia
  • Dr. Ilia B. Frenkel, Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Sami Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel
  • Prof. Alexander Grakovski, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Stefan Hittmar, University of Zilina, Slovakia
  • As. Prof. Ishgaly Ishmuhametov, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Dr. Nicos Komninos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Prof. Vulfs Kozlinskis, RISEBA University of Applied Sciences, Latvia
  • Dr. Gatis Krumins, Vidzemes Augstskola, University of Applied Sciences, Latvia
  • Prof. Natalja Lace, Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • As.Prof. Nikolova Christina Lazarova, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
  • Prof. Valery Lukinskiy, High School of Economics, Russia
  • As. Prof. Jacek Mazurkiewicz, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Prof. Boriss Misnevs, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Dr. Andres Monzon de Caceres, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • As. Prof. Eftihia Nathanail, University of Thessaly, Greece
  • Prof. Andrzej Niewczas, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
  • Prof. Lauri Ojala, Turku School of Economics, Finland
  • Prof. Ramunas Palšaitis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • As. Prof. Dmitry Pavlyuk, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Gunnar Prause, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia
  • Prof. Olegas Prentkovskis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
  • Prof. Klaus Richter, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg, German
  • Prof. Svetlana Saksonova, University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Prof. Natalia Salienko, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia
  • As. Prof. Mihails Savrasovs, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Dr. Ilze Sproge, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Inna Stetsenko, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Julia Stukalina, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Juri Toluyew, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Latvia
  • Prof. Tatjana Volkova, BA School of Business and Finance, Latvia
  • Prof. Edmundas Zavadskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
      • Prof. Irina Yatskiv, Latvia  – Chairman
      • Prof. Igor Kabashkin, Latvia 
      • Prof. Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Latvia 
      • Asoc. Prof. Dmitry Pavlyuk, Latvia
      • Asoc. Prof. Nadezda Spiridovska, Latvia
      • Mrs. Viktorija Gruzite, Latvia – Organization Manager
      • PhD Arturs Holavins, Latvia – Programme Manager

 

Transport and Telecommunication Institute
Lomonosova 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia
E-mail: RelStat@tsi.lv

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Conference topics

      • Different modes of transport and their interactions
      • Intelligent transport systems
      • Design, operation, modelling and management of logistics systems and freight transport
      • Transport policy, planning, design and management
      • Environmental issues, road pricing, security and safety
      • Transport systems operation
      • Application and management of new technologies in transport
      • Travel demand analysis, prediction and transport marketing
      • Info mobility
      • Ubiquitous transport technologies and ambient intelligence
      • Pedestrian and crowd simulation and analysis
      • Urban planning toward sustainable mobility
      • Service oriented architectures for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications
      • Assessment and evaluation of intelligent transportation technologies
      • Human factors in intelligent vehicles
      • Autonomous driving
      • Artificial transportation systems and simulation
      • Surveillance and monitoring systems for transportation and pedestrians
      • Transport logistics and transportation management
      • Smart cities and sustainable development of transport
      • Telecommunication and Networking
      • Telecommunication Systems and Evaluation
      • Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Information Technology
      • Network and Decision Making
      • Networks and Security
      • Network and system monitoring and management
      • Feature interaction detection and resolution
      • Policy based monitoring and managements systems
      • Traffic modelling and monitoring
      • Traffic engineering and management
      • Emerging networking, tracking and sensing technologies
      • Internet of Things (IoT)
      • Risk and hazard analysis
      • System reliability analysis
      • Monte Carlo methods in system safety and reliability
      • Dynamic reliability
      • Bayesian methods
      • Reliability and safety data collection and analysis
      • Fault identification and diagnostics
      • Maintenance modelling and optimisation
      • Structural reliability and design codes
      • Software security, reliability and safety
      • Safety culture
      • Human factors in reliability and security
      • Accident and incident investigation
      • Occupational safety
      • Decision support systems and software tools for safety and reliability
      • Safety management systems
      • Integrated risk management and risk-informed decision-making
      • Stakeholder and public involvement in risk governance
      • Risk and evidence based policy making
      • Risk control in complex environments
      • Risk perception and communication
      • Major disasters and public health
      • Crisis and emergency management
      • Legislative dimensions of risk management
      • Theory and applications of reliability and statistics
      • Reliability and safety of transport systems
      • Reliability and cyber security
      • Rare events and risk management
      • Formal aspects of security
      • Systems and network security
      • Security and cryptography, applied cryptography
      • Security management, protection management, certification and accreditation
      • Numerical analysis and scientific computing
      • Statistics, probability theory and stochastic processes
      • Operations research, mathematical programming and game theory
      • Limit theory
      • Mathematical finance and turbulence
      • Descriptive Statistics
      • Inferential Statistics / Statistical Inference
      • Statistics in Society
      • Applied and Interdisciplinary Statistics
      • Computational and Graphical Statistics
      • Spatial Statistics
      • Data Management and Data Analysis
      • Correlation Analysis
      • Regression Analysis
      • Continuous and discrete models
      • Optimal models
      • Complex system modelling
      • Compact fuzzy models
      • Real-time modelling
      • Performance modelling
      • Decision support systems
      • Multiple criteria decision making
      • Problem structuring methods
      • Multicriteria optimization
      • Optimization and efficiency
      • Extreme optimization, combinatorial optimization, discrete optimization, fuzzy optimization
      • Complexity analysis
      • Global optimization
      • Software development for modelling and optimization
      • Multimedia and social computing
      • Service oriented computing for systems & applications
      • Smart environments and applications
      • Industrial applications
      • Information technology and organizational behavior
      • Agents, data mining and ontologies
      • Big data and analytics
      • Agent systems, intelligent computing and applications
      • Cloud computing
      • Information and network security
      • Organizational information systems, information fusion, information management systems;
      • Content consumer it applications for mobile platforms
      • New ICT based applications in the digital society
      • Management information systems
      • Decision support systems
      • Enterprise application integration
      • Enterprise resource planning, business process change
      • Design and development methodologies and frameworks
      • Risk management in information systems design and development
      • Modelling techniques, tools, methodologies, languages
      • Enabled applications through virtualization
      • Small-scale and large-scale virtualization methodologies and techniques
      • Virtual reality and augmented reality. Tools and applications
      • Management of virtualized systems. Platforms, tools, environments, and case studies
      • Software requirements engineering
      • Software design, frameworks, and architectures
      • Formal methods for software development, verification and validation
      • Neural networks and performance
      • Empirical software evaluation metrics
      • Software economics
      • Real-time and embedded software
      • Open source software development methodologies
      • Software tools and deployment environments
      • Software intelligence
      • Software performance and evaluation
      • Transport economics and transport policy
      • Transportation innovation and cost management
      • Sustainability and corporate responsibility
      • Financial and business performance
      • Business scenarios and strategic planning
      • Consumer dynamics
      • Economic indicators and forecasting
      • Energy and sustainability
      • Global value chains
      • Growth, productivity and competitiveness
      • Innovation
      • Labor markets
      • Marketing and brand strategy
      • Procurement and supply chain strategy
      • Urban, rural and regional economics
      • Econometrics
      • Accounting
      • Behavioral, health and experimental economics
      • Managerial competencies in the Digital Era
      • Performance Management
      • Organisational behaviour
      • Leadership in a VUCA world
      • Digital enterprise
      • Educational technologies
      • Distance learning and E-learning;
      • Mobile learning, cognitive support for learning
      • Impact of ICT on education and society
      • Contextual and cultural challenges in user mobility
      • Learning process of digital nationality
      • E-learning and M-learning function in higher education

Invited speakers

Meet our invited speakers

Dr. Amnir Hadachi

ITS Lab, Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu, Estonia

In The Quest of Reconstructing Accurate Individual Mobility History From Mobile Network Data

    Dr. Alexey Aleksandrov

    International Management Institute, Ukraine; Baltic International Academy, Latvia

    Banking and Investment: how to control decision based on statistic?
    (Big ideas are usually simple ideas)

      Maxim Pivovar

      CIO S7 Technics, Russia

      Digitalization in the area of maintenance, repair and continuous airworthiness of aircraft

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        Submission Guidelines

        Abstract Submission:

        9 May 2021

        25 May 2021

        Special Session Proposals:

        9 May 2021

        25 May 2021

        Notification of Abstract Acceptance:

        31 May 2021

        10 June 2021

        Full Paper Submission:

        11 July 2021

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        Authors should submit a paper in English (British), checked for correct grammar and spelling.

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        Proposals for invited sessions (workshops) within the technical scope of the conference are accepted. Each proposal should describe the theme and scope of the proposed session. The proposal must contain the title and theme of the session, moderator and a list of paper titles, names and email addresses of the corresponding authors.

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        Riga, Latvia

        Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia. Thanks to its geographical location, Riga has wonderful trade, cultural and tourist facilities. Whilst able to offer all the benefits of a modern city, Riga has preserved its historical charm. It’s especially famous for its medieval part – Old Riga.

        Old Riga still preserves many mute witnesses of bygone times. Its old narrow streets, historical monuments, organ music at one of the oldest organ halls in Europe attract guests of our city. In 1998 Old Riga was included into the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage.

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        Transport and Telecommunication Institute (Transporta un Sakaru Institūts)

        1 Lomonosov street, Riga, LV1019, Latvia

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        – by tram No. 7 or 9 to Balvu Street stop

        A wide range of hotels will be at the disposal of participants of the conference and accompanying persons (http://eng.meeting.lv/hotels/latvia_hotels.php).

        Mrs. Viktorija Gruzite – Organization Manager
        PhD Arturs Holavins – Programme Manager

         

        Transport and Telecommunication Institute
        Lomonosova 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia

         

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        E-mail:                     RelStat@tsi.lv