Research

This section contains a selection of published research papers.

From location tracking to personalized eco-feedback: A framework for geographic information collection, processing and visualization to promote sustainable mobility behaviors
Dominik Bucher, Francesca Mangili, Francesca Cellina, Claudio Bonesana, David Jonietz, Martin Raubal
Travel Behaviour and Society, 2019.

Exploiting Structure in Human Mobility Behavior using Graph Convolutional Neural Networks
Henry Martin, Dominik Bucher
1st Swiss Workshop on Machine Learning for Environmental and Geosciences, Zurich, Switzerland, 2019.

Graph Convolutional Neural Networks for Human Activity Purpose Imputation
Henry Martin, Dominik Bucher, Esra Suel, Pengxiang Zhao, Fernando Perez-Cruz, Martin Raubal
Modeling and Decision-Making in the Spatiotemporal Domain (Workshop at the Thirty-Second Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems NIPS), Montreal, Canada, 2018.

Multimodal Route Planning with Public Transport and Carpooling
Haosheng Huang, Dominik Bucher, Julian Kissling, Robert Weibel, Martin Raubal
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2018.

Identifying and Interpreting Clusters of Persons with Similar Mobility Behaviour Change Processes
David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher, Henry Martin, Martin Raubal
21st Conference on Geo-information Science (AGILE 2018): Geospatial Technologies for All, Lund, Sweden, 2018.

Assessing the Influence of Spatio-Temporal Context for Next Place Prediction using Different Machine Learning Approaches
Jorim Urner, Dominik Bucher, Jing Yang, David Jonietz
ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2018. Featured Cover Article.

Captcha Your Location Proof - A Novel Method for Passive Location Proofs in Adversarial Environments
Dominik Bucher, David Rudi, René Buffat
Progress in Location Based Services, presented at the 14th Conference on Location Based Services (LBS), Zurich, Switzerland, 2018.

Continuous Trajectory Pattern Mining for Mobility Behaviour Change Detection
David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher
Progress in Location Based Services, presented at the 14th Conference on Location Based Services (LBS), Zurich, Switzerland, 2018.

Using Stream Processing to Find Suitable Rides: An Exploration based on New York City Taxi Data
Roswita Tschümperlin, Dominik Bucher, Joram Schito
Spatial Big Data and Machine Learning in GIScience Workshop at the 10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience) 2018, Melbourne, Australia, 2018.

Intersections of our World
Paolo Fogliaroni, Dominik Bucher, Nikola Jankovic, Ioannis Giannopoulos
10th International Conference on Geographic Information Science (GIScience) 2018, Melbourne, Australia, 2018.

Analyse von Bewegungsdaten mit freier Software - Das Beispiel SBB Green Class
Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz, Henry Martin, Martin Raubal
GeoSummit Bern, 2018.

E-Mobilität: Welche Parkhäuser eignen sich für Photovoltaikdächer?
Janis Münchrath, René Buffat, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal
GeoSummit Bern, 2018.

Usage patterns and impacts of a mobility flat rate traced with a Smartphone App
Henrik Becker, Allister Loder, Basil Schmid, David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher, Kay W. Axhausen, Martin Raubal
15th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research, Santa Barbara, USA, 2018.

Vision Paper: Using Volunteered Geographic Information to Improve Mobility Prediction
Dominik Bucher
1st ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Prediction of Human Mobility at the 25th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, Los Angeles, USA, 2017.

A Model and Framework for Matching Complementary Spatio-Temporal Needs
Dominik Bucher, Simon Scheider, Martin Raubal
25th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL 2017), Los Angeles, USA, 2017.

Targeted Sensing Technology for Bicycle Research - Early Results from a Longitudinal Study in Oslo
Ray Pritchard, Dominik Bucher
International NTNU Sustainability Science Conference, Trondheim, 2017.

Using Locally Produced Photovoltaic Energy to Charge Electric Vehicles
René Buffat, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal
Computer Science - Research and Development, 2017 / D-A-CH+ Energieinformatik 2017.

Demo Abstract: Extracting Eco-feedback Information From Automatic Activity Tracking to Promote Energy-efficient Individual Mobility Behavior
Dominik Bucher, Francesca Mangili, Claudio Bonesana, David Jonietz, Francesca Cellina, Martin Raubal
Computer Science - Research and Development, 2017 / D-A-CH+ Energieinformatik 2017.

Energy-based Routing and Cruising Range Estimation for Electric Bicycles
Simon Haumann, Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz
AGILE 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Best Short Paper Award.

Towards an Analytical Framework for Enriching Movement Trajectories with Spatio-Temporal Context Data
David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher
AGILE 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

A Heuristic for Multi-Modal Route Planning
Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz, Martin Raubal
13th Symposium on Location Based Services (LBS), 2016.

Exploiting Fitness Apps for Sustainable Mobility - Challenges Deploying the GoEco! App
Dominik Bucher, Francesca Cellina, Francesca Mangili, Martin Raubal, Roman Rudel, Andrea Emilio Rizzoli, Omar Elabed
ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S), 2016.

Promoting Sustainable Mobility Styles using Eco-Feedback and Gamification Elements: Introducing the GoEco! Living Lab Experiment
Francesca Cellina, Dominik Bucher, Roman Rudel, Martin Raubal, Andrea Emilio Rizzoli
4th European Conference on Behavior and Energy Efficiency (BEHAVE), 2016.

GoEco! - A Set of Smartphone Apps Supporting the Transition Towards Sustainable Mobility Patterns
Francesca Cellina, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal, Roman Rudel, Vanessa de Luca, Massimo Botta
Change-IT Workshop at ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S), 2016.

Vereinfachtes Finden von alternativen Transportmöglichkeiten
Dominik Bucher, Paul Weiser, Martin Raubal
GeoSummit Bern, 2016.

Matching Complementary Spatio-Temporal Needs of People
Dominik Bucher, Paul Weiser, Simon Scheider, Martin Raubal
12th Symposium on Location Based Services (LBS), 2015.

A Taxonomy of Motivational Affordances for Meaningful Gamified and Persuasive Technologies
Paul Weiser, Dominik Bucher, Francesca Cellina, Vanessa De Luca
ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S), 2015. Nominated for Best Paper Award.

Towards Sustainable Mobility Behavior: Research Challenges for Location-Aware Information and Communication Technology
Paul Weiser, Simon Scheider, Dominik Bucher, Peter Kiefer, Martin Raubal
Computational Transportation Science (IWCTS), 2015.

Decomposition of Strongly Coupled Systems
Dominik Bucher, Ilias Garnier, Ricardo Honorato, Vincent Danos
Young Researchers Workshop on Concurrency Theory (YR-CONCUR), 2013.

Posters

The Potential of Residential Rooftop Photovoltaic Energy to Charge Electric Cars for Daily Use
Henry Martin, René Buffat, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal
Annual Conference SCCER FURIES, Lausanne, 2018. Best Poster Award.

Using a GIS-based Framework to Analyze the Impact of a Mobility as a Service Offer
Henry Martin, Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz, Martin Raubal
5th Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2018. Nominated for Best Poster Award.

Data Completeness Assessment for GNSS-assisted Travel Surveys
David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal
4th Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2017.

GoEco! Extracting Eco-Feedback from Movement Trajectories
Dominik Bucher, David Jonietz, Martin Raubal, Francesca Mangili, Claudio Bonesana, Francesca Cellina
4th Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2017. Nominated for Best Poster Award.

Location-based User Profiling for Personalized Mobility Support
David Jonietz, Dominik Bucher, Martin Raubal
3rd Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2016.

Challenges and Results from Deploying the GoEco! Tracker App
Dominik Bucher, Francesca Cellina, Francesca Mangili, David Jonietz, Roman Rudel, Martin Raubal, Andrea E. Rizzoli
3rd Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2016.

Eco-Feedback and Gamification Elements for Sustainability: The GoEco! Living Lab Experiment
Francesca Cellina, Roman Rudel, Vanessa de Luca, Andrea E. Rizzoli, Massimo Botta, Martin Raubal, Dominik Bucher, Paul Weiser
6th European Transport Research Conference, Transport Research Arena (TRA), 2016.

GoEco! - A smartphone application leveraging eco-feedback and gamification techniques to nudge sustainable personal mobility styles
Francesca Cellina, Roman Rudel, Vanessa de Luca, Nikolett Kovacs, Andrea E. Rizzoli, Dominik Bucher, Paul Weiser, Martin Raubal
2nd Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2015.

Matching Complementary Transport Needs
Dominik Bucher, Paul Weiser, Simon Scheider, Martin Raubal
2nd Annual Conference SCCER Mobility, ETH Zurich, 2015.

Theses

Modular Simulations and Timinig Issues in Whole-Cell Models
Dominik Bucher, supervised by Prof. Vincent Danos and Prof. Heinz Koeppl
Informatics Life-Sciences Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK and Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2013.

Local Browsing - Information Seeking Tailored to Mobile Devices
Sebastian Wendland, Samuel Zihlmann, Dominik Bucher, supervised by Dr. Fabio Magagna, Prof. Sutanto and Prof. Plattner
Management of Information Systems / Computer Science Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2012.

What's New? - Information and Entertainment Application for Android and iPhone
Dominik Bucher, supervised by Samuel Welten, Mihai Calin and Prof. Wattenhofer
Distributed Computing Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2012.

Supervised Research Projects and Theses

Real-Time Processing of Spatio-Temporal Data: Taxi Scheduling in New York City
Roswita Tschümperlin, supervised by Dominik Bucher and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2018.

Renewable Power Production Potential in Car Parking Areas
Janis Münchrath, supervised by René Buffat, Dominik Bucher and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2017.

Assessing and Predicting Mobility Behavior using Neural Networks
Jorim Urner, supervised by Dominik Bucher, Jing Yang, Dr. David Jonietz, Prof. Ross Purves and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2016.

Carsharing and Carpooling in Multi-Modal Routing
Julian Kissling, supervised by Dominik Bucher, Dr. Kai-Florian Richter, Dr. Haosheng Huang, Prof. Robert Weibel and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2016.

Optimizing the Operation Range of E-Bikes in Routing Systems
Simon Haumann, supervised by Dominik Bucher and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2016.

Das Traveling Salesman Problem und die Optimierung von Auslieferungszeiten
Katharina Henggeler, supervised by Dominik Bucher, Ioannis Giannopoulos and Prof. Martin Raubal
Geoinformation Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2015.