Claude Soulas's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Conference Paper
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The concept of intermediate system has to be considered in relation with the search for a good compromise between advantages and inconveniences of bus and subway. A system supplying a quality of service close to the subway's one, but allowing a spatial cover less costly and a larger flexibility and adaptability of the offer to demand, corresponds t...
Article
First some historical elements are given concerning the development of driverless metros, more particularly for the VAL system, the first line of which went into operation twenty years ago in Lille. A big variety of driverless systems has been developed in France. We present them, and focus here on the applications as urban metros : the VAL family...

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... Over the last several years, important investments have been dedicated to urban public transportation. The concept of tramway on tyres provides modern and efficient systems well suited for medium sized towns and suburbs of larger urban areas (Kühn and Soulas, 2001). Furthermore, the construction of public transport systems is often part of a global urban improvement project that generates many different types of work. ...
... Each node event contains a behavior body and all actions of the behavior body in the event. For example, the event of "passenger dispatcher to open broadcast" contains: 1 Locate radio option, 2 left click to confirm entry, 3 search the upward icon of YanCun station platform 1, 4 left click to confirm, 5 search the upward icon of YanCun station platform 2, 6 left click to confirm, 7 locate prerecorded information, 8 search for pre-recorded fire broadcasts, 9 left click to confirm, 10 locate line broadcast playback options, and 11 left click to confirm. The incidence relations are formed through information cues among events. ...