Ken Laberteaux, Ph.D.

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Big Data Talks, Toyota Scientist Listens (mirror), UX Magazine, Article No :1678 | May 4, 2017 | by Steve Tengler, May 2017.

Toyota's Ken Laberteaux Talks about the Road AheadIEEE Pervasive Computing, Vol 15, Number 1, January-March 2016.

What's Driving all this Driving?
Ken Laberteaux

There are nearly twice as many Americans living in suburbs than living inside cities.  For most of these people, the personal automobile is the transportation mode of choice, and often the only attractive option. 

This work is focused on why we have observed so much housing growth in the suburbs, and hints at the policy changes that would be needed to reverse this trend.  It briefly speculates on how differences in Gen Y (born after 1980) may (or may not) alter this trend. It concludes by showing how improvements in residential sustainability may look in the future, even if those residences are not in the urban core.

Paper: Visualizing Three Determinants of the U.S. Residential Location Preference, Scaling Infrastructure, Princeton Architectural Press, 2016. (figures are clearer in slides below)

Suburbs, Gen Y, and All That Jazz (mirror)  (video) Presented at the MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism Conference on April 11, 2014.

Related: How Might Automated Driving Impact US Land Use? (pdf) Presented at the Automated Vehicle Symposium on July 16, 2014.

Earlier work:
This talk generally addresses the urbanization and mobility trends in US metropolitan areas, and specifically describes an in-depth study of Denver, Colorado.  (Denver was chosen through a criteria-based selection process to identify a "typical" growing US metropolitan area.)  Maps of projected Denver housing and employment are presented, suggesting a growing importance of suburbs, highways, and personal automobiles to the area.  First Presented at the Meeting of the Minds Conference, Boulder, CO, on September 23, 2011.

In the longer version, the slides include a study of Atlanta, Georgia.  Atlanta is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the US.  The trends towards suburban growth are even stronger in Atlanta than Denver.  

The slides also show general housing, employment, and transportation trends for the whole US.

What's Driving the Driving in Denver? (video-12 min)

What's Driving the Driving in Denver? (PowerPoint slides)

What's Driving all this Driving? (1hr webinar (starts at 3:55), including new material on Atlanta)  (ppt slides) (pdf slides)

What's Driving all this Driving? (Dec 2013 version)

Where Americans Live: A Geographic and Environmental Tally, Harvard Journal of Real Estate, Alan M. Berger, Casey L. Brown, Carolyn Kousky, Ken Laberteaux, and Richard Zeckhauser, 2013.

Optimal deployment of new powertrain technology to minimize greenhouse gasses

A Study of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Opportunity in Light-Duty Vehicles by Analyzing Real Driving PatternsLaberteaux, K., Hamza, K., SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, Paper 2017-01-1162, 2017. (slides)

Highlighting the Differential Benefit in Greenhouse Gas Reduction via Adoption of Plugin Hybrid Vehicles for Different Patterns of Real DrivingLaberteaux, K., Hamza, K., SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, Paper 2017-01-1178, 2017. (slides)

A Cluster Analysis Study of Opportune Adoption of Electric Drive Vehicles for Better Greenhouse Gas ReductionHamza, K., Laberteaux, K.. ASME IDETC-2016, Charlotte, NC, DETC2016-59119, 2016. 

An Energy Reallocation Model for Estimation of Equivalent Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Various Charging Behaviors of Plugin Hybrid Electric VehiclesKarim Hamza and Ken Laberteaux, SAE Int. J. Alt. Power. 5(1):2016, doi:10.4271/2016-01-1176, April 2016. (slides)

A Study of Automotive Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Opportunities Through Adoption of Electric Drive Vehicles, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Regina R. Clewlow, Karim Hamza, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 2014. 

Impacts of Automated Driving

A Methodology for Gauging Usage Opportunities for Partially Automated Vehicles with Application to Public Travel Survey Data Sets, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Karim Hamza, Alan Berger, Casey L. Brown, accepted in Transportation Research Record, No. 2625, 2017. (draft)

Wireless Communications between vehicles and between vehicles and infrastructure

A tutorial survey on vehicular ad hoc networks, Hartenstein, H.; Laberteaux, K.P. IEEE Magazine on Communications, Volume: 46, Issue: 6, Pages: 164-171, June 2008. (draft version)

Security and Privacy

Efficient Certificate Revocation List Distribution, Jason J. Haas, Yih-Chun Hu, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, IEEE Journal of Special Areas of Communication, April 2011.

The Impact of Key Assignment on VANET Privacy, Jason J. Haas, Yih-Chun Hu, and Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Security and Communication Networks 2009, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., September, 2009.

Design and Analysis of a Lightweight Certificate Revocation Mechanism for VANET, Jason Haas, Yih-Chun Hu, Ken Laberteaux, VANET 2009, Beijing, 2009.

Real-World VANET Security Protocol Performance, Jason Haas, Yih-Chun Hu, Ken Laberteaux, Symposium on Selected Areas in Communications-Consumer Networks, Proceedings of GlobeCom 2009, Honolulu, 2009. 

Security Certificate Revocation List Distribution for VANET, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Jason J. Haas, Yih-Chun Hu, Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, San Francisco, Sep. 2008.

Strong VANET Security On A Budget, Yih-Chun Hu and Ken Laberteaux,  Workshop on Embedded Security for Cars, Munich, Germany, Nov 2006.

Physical Layer (Layer 1)

Channel Characterization for 700 MHz DSRC Vehicular Communication, by Raffi Sevlian, Ian Tan, Carl Chun, Ahmad Bahai and Ken Laberteaux, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Volume 2010.

A Differential OFDM Approach to Coherence Time Mitigation in DSRC, Youwei Zhang, Ian Nathaniel Tan, Carl Chun, Ken Laberteaux, Ahmad Bahai, Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, San Francisco, Sep. 2008.

Measurement and Analysis of Wireless Channel Impairments in DSRC Vehicular Communications, I. Tan, W. Tang, K. Laberteaux, A. Bahai, IEEE International Conference on Communications, May 2008.

Medium Access Control (Layer 2)

Multi-Channel Medium Access Control for Dedicated Short Range Communications, Tony K. Mak, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Raja Sengupta, and Mustafa Ergen, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol 58, Issue 1, Jan 2009. 

A Multi-Channel VANET Providing Concurrent Safety and Commercial Services, by T. Mak, K. Laberteaux, and R. Sengupta, Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, Cologne, Sep. 2005. 

Other topics related to Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC)

Efficient Message composition and Coding for Cooperative Vehicular Safety Applications, C. L. Robinson, D. Caveney, L. Caminiti, G. Baliga, K. Laberteaux and P. R. Kumar, IEEE Transactions On Vehicular Technology, Volume 56, Issue 6, Pages: 3244 – 3255, Nov. 2007.

Adaptive control applied to data networking

A Practical Controller for Explicit Rate Congestion Control, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Charles E. Rohrs, and Panos J. Antsaklis, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 47, no. 6, June 2002.

An Adaptive Inverse Controller for Explicit Rate Congestion Control with Guaranteed Stability and Fairness, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Charles E. Rohrs, and Panos J. Antsaklis, International Journal of Control, vol. 76, no. 1, p 24-47, 2003.

Explicit Rate Congestion Control for Data Networks-A Dissertation, Kenneth P. Laberteaux, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Oct. 2000.

And for something completely different

The Lakes of Ponchartrain, Ken Laberteaux, 2001.

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