Baher Abdulhai

CivMin's Professor Baher Abdulhai

Baher Abdulhai

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering


Office: SF3001G
Tel: 416-946-5036


Areas of Specialization: 



Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); advanced traffic management, control and information systems, emergency evacuation optimization, dynamic congestion pricing, modelling and simulation for dynamic transportation networks, artificial intelligence for optimization and control of traffic systems, application of emerging technologies to transportation.


Transportation Engineering and Planning
University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute
ITS Centre

Research Interests


Reinforcement Learning for True Adaptive Traffic Signal Control
B Abdulhai, R Pringle, GJ Karakoulas
Journal of Transportation Engineering 129 (3), 278-285

Multiagent reinforcement learning for integrated network of adaptive traffic signal controllers (MARLIN-ATSC): methodology and large-scale application on downtown Toronto
S El-Tantawy, B Abdulhai, H Abdelgawad
IEEE transactions on Intelligent transportation systems 14 (3), 1140-1150

Genetic algorithm-based optimization approach and generic tool for calibrating traffic microscopic simulation parameters
T Ma, B Abdulhai
Transportation research record 1800 (1), 6-15

Short-term traffic flow prediction using neuro-genetic algorithms
B Abdulhai, H Porwal, W Recker
ITS Journal-Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal 7 (1), 3-41

Enhancing the universality and transferability of freeway incident detection using a Bayesian-based neural network
B Abdulhai, SG Ritchie
Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 7 (5), 261-280

Traffic capacity implications of automated vehicles mixed with regular vehicles
A Olia, S Razavi, B Abdulhai, H Abdelgawad
Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems 22 (3), 244-262

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