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  • NEWS 23-08-2021
    SISCOG awarded the 2021 COTEC Innovative Statute

    SISCOG awarded the 2021 COTEC Innovative Statute

    This innovation rating is an initiative by COTEC Portugal, in partnership with financial institutions, to distinguish Portuguese companies that are highly innovative performers. The COTEC Innovative Statute / Estatuto Inovadora COTEC certifies companies’ high financial strength, innovation skills an…
  • NEWS 26-05-2021

    SISCOG receives ISO 27001 certification

    Information Security Management added to the company’s certifications portfolio that includes Quality, Research, Development and Innovation, and Environment.
    SISCOG receives ISO 27001 certification
  • EVENT 12-03-2021

    Machine learning applications in transportation

    SISCOG invited to share how it has contributed to the revolution of operational transport planning and how it is applying machine learning in this and other fields. On March 15th, students from the Master in Artificial Intelligence Engineering of ISEP - Institute of Engineering of Porto will learn…
    Machine learning applications in transportation
  • NEWS 09-11-2020

    SISCOG at the Virtual ITS European Congress

    The Virtual ITS European Congress, starting today and until the 10th November 2020, will include a presentation by SISCOG. Under the theme 'The Mobility R-evolution: the resilient, new, green, vision in ITS', SISCOG’s presentation “Optimising periodic timetables with machine learning combined with…
    SISCOG at the Virtual ITS European Congress
  • Paper
    Optimising timetables with Machine Learning

    Optimising timetables with Machine Learning

    SISCOG has just published a scientific paper addressing the optimisation of public transport timetables with respect to passenger’s total travel times, combining several techniques that have never been applied in the field, including reinforcement learning. The approach applied to real-world data pe…
  • CASE STUDY
    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    VIA RAIL Canada saves millions in optimised operation

    SISCOG has released a case study that highlights the financial and management advantages of the decision-support and optimisation system used by the Canadian operator VIA RAIL. One of the benefits was a 10M CAD saving by reducing the need for one train set, while increasing overall passenger seat av…
  • PAPER 08-04-2020
    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Rescheduling in emergency scenarios

    Unexpected events bring different levels of disruptions to our lives and to businesses. Public transport is no exception. And here, the impact may be multiple – on passengers, staff, revenue, and profit.
  • EVENT 14-01-2020

    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study

    How SISCOG has been able to convert the use of Math techniques into software products that represent almost 100% of its international sales will be the theme of a presentation made at the Winter School Mathmasters, at the NOVA School of Science and Technology (FCT NOVA), on January 15th.
    Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study
  • Article

    CREWS helps the Dutch Railways cope with extreme weather

    SISCOG's CREWS-based system, an advanced tool that includes Operations Research, helps to reschedule the Dutch Railways' (NS) crew and cope with extreme weather conditions. In an article from Impact Magazine, Pieter-Jan Fioole, Senior Research Leader, and Dennis Huisman, Expertise Manager Logisti…
    CREWS helps the Dutch Railways cope with extreme weather
  • Paper
    The challenge of scheduling a safe arrival of trains

    The challenge of scheduling a safe arrival of trains

    This challenge is addressed in the paper “The train frequency compatibility problem” co-authored by SISCOG. In the rail transport area, line planning is the widely studied problem of designing line plans for a public transportation system that meet given passenger demands. After the line planning p…