Refereed Conferences Papers

  1. Assi, K. J, Ratrout, N. and Gazder, U. “Quick Optimal Lane Assignment at Signalized Intersection Using Artificial Neural Networks”, International Conference on Innovation and Intelligence for Informatics, Computing, and Technologies, University of Bahrain, Bahrain 22-23 September 2019. IEEE. November 2019
  2. Assi, K. J, Ratrout, N. and Al-Ghandour. (August 2019). M. Drivers’ Response to Variable Message Signs in Dynamic Lane Assignment Application Using Artificial Neural Networks and Other Traditional Techniques. The International Conference on Transportation and Development 2019, Alexandria, Virginia, USA:ASCE
  3. Wael Alhajyaseena, Ratrout, N.T., and Deepti Muleya, “Relationship between Chauffeurs’ Demographics, and Knowledge of Traffic Signs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, 9th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, ANT-2018, Porto, Portugal, Procedia Computer Science 130 (2018) page 34-41, May, 2018.
  4. Ratrout, N.T. and Yazan, I. “The Relationship Between Traffic Crashes and Driver’s Age and the Role of Driving Schools”, Proceedings of the Third Traffic Safety Forum & Expo, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, November 2015.
  5. Ratrout, N.T., Gazder, U., and El-Alfy, S., “Effects of Using Average Annual Daily Traffic (AADT) with Exogenous Factors to Predict Daily Traffic”, 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, Procedia Computer Science 32 (2014) 325-330, Elsevier.
  6. Ratrout, N.T. and Gazder, U., “Factors Affecting Performance of Parametric and Non-Parametric Models for Daily Traffic Forecasting”, 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, Procedia Computer Science 32 (2014) 285-292, Elsevier.
  7. Ratrout, N.T. and Reza, I., “Comparison of Optimal Signal Plans by Synchro & TRANSYT-7F using PARAMICS – A Case Study”, 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies, Procedia Computer Science 32 (2014) 372-379, Elsevier.
  8. Ratrout, N.T., “Traffic Safety in KFUPM: Pioneering Initiatives and Constant Ambition”, Proceedings of the Second Safety Forum for Safety in University, KFUPM, February 2014.
  9. Ratrout, N.T., “Traffic Management in Major Cities: Prospects and Obstacles”, Second Traffic Safety Forum, University of Dammam, November 2013.
  10. Ratrout, N.T. and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “National Manuals for Traffic Engineering Studies: Current Status”, First Traffic Safety Forum, University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 12-13 December 2011.
  11. Al-Ahmadi, H., Ratrout, N.T., Al-Sughaiyer, M., Al-Ofi, K., and Mutlaq, H., “Traffic Accidents Involving Female College Students Traveling in Rural Areas in Saudi Arabia: Investigation”, First Traffic Safety Forum, University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 12-13 December 2011.
  12. Ratrout, N.T., “Developing Optimal Timing Plans for Cyclic Traffic Along Arterials Using Pre-timed Controllers”, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment (Urban Transport 2011), Pisa, Italy, June 6-8, 2011.
  13. Rahman, S.M. and Ratrout, N.T., “Time Series Prediction of Intersection Traffic Flow Using Group Method of Data Handling (GMDH) based Abductive Network”, First Saudi Student Conference Proceedings, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 1-4, 2010.
  14. Aboolba, M.A. and Ratrout, N.T., “Review of Signal Timing Optimization Tools and Suggesting Candidates for Utilization in Saudi Arabia”, GCC13 Conference, Kuwait, September 2009.
  15. Al-Ahmadi, H.M., Al-Senan, S., Ergun, G., Heydecker, B. and Ratrout, N.T., “The Noncompliance Behavior at Signalized Intersection in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia”, Gulf Conference on Transportation, Dubai, UAE, January 2008.
  16. Al-Ahmadi, H.M., Al-Sughaiyer, M., Ratrout, N.T., Al-Ofi, K.A., Muttlak, H. and Abdy, Z.R., “Self-reported Attributes of Traffic Accident Involvement by Female Teachers Working in Saudi Arabia”, 12th International Conference on Urban Transport and Environment in the 21st Century (Urban Transport 2005), Algarve, Portugal.
  17. Ratrout, N.T, Al-Ofi, K. and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H., “Characteristics of Vehicle Tire Market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, Al-Azhar Engineering 8th International Conference, Cairo, Vol. 8, No. 1, Jan. 2005.
  18. Al-Ahmadi, H., Al-Ofi, K. and Ratrout, N.T, “The Relationship between the Road and Traffic Violations”, the 2nd National Conference on Traffic Safety, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 2004.
  19. Mubayadh, S. and Ratrout, N.T, “The Effect of Speed Limit on Traffic Violations”, the 2nd National Conference on Traffic Safety, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September 2004.
  20. Ratrout, N.T., “Truck Drivers’ Practice in Maintaining Tires in Saudi Arabia”, Al-Azhar Engineering 7th International Conference, Cairo, April 2003.
  21. Al-Ofi, K.A., Ratrout, N.T., Al-Ahmadi, H. and Al-Sughaiyer, M., “The Effect of the Proposed Widening of Dhahran Arterial in Al-Khobar on the Traffic Flow”, The 6th Saudi Engineering Conference, KFUPM, Dhahran, December 2002.
  22. Al-Ofi, K., Ratrout, N.T., Al-Ahmadi, H., Al-Sughaiyer, M., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H. and Al-Rugaib, T., “A Traffic Control Study at Hadeed Plant, Al-Jubail”, Safety on Roads 2nd International Conference, Bahrain, October 2002.
  23. Ratrout, N.T and Ramadhan, R., “The Degrading Effect of the Dispersed Traffic Platoon on the Quality of Traffic Flow”, 5th Saudi Engineering Conference, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Vol. 3, March 1999.
  24. Al-Senan, S., Al-Ahmadi, H., Ergün, G. and Ratrout, N.T, “Development of Intercity Transportation System in Saudi Arabia”, 4th Saudi Engineering Conference, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 1995.
  25. Al-Ahmadi, H., Ergün, G., Ratrout, N.T and Al-Senan, S., “Travel Mode-Choice Modeling for Aumra Trips within Saudi Arabia”, 4th Saudi Engineering Conference, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 1995.
  26. Ramadhan, R. and Ratrout, N.T, “Toward A Better Traffic Management System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, 4th Saudi Engineering Conference, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 1995.
  27. Ratrout, N.T, and Al-Ofi, K., “Use of Traffic Optimization in Reducing Urban Congestion”, ASCE-SAS 2nd Regional Conference ‘Save The Environment’, Beirut, November 16-18, 1995.
  28. Al-Ofi, K., Ergün, G., Ratrout, N.T, Al-Senan, S. and Al-Ahmadi, H., “The Effect of Signal Coordination on Intersection Safety”, 23rd PTRC European Transport Forum, London, U.K., 11-15 September 1995.
  29. Ramadhan, R. and Ratrout, N.T, “Traffic Management: An Overview”, National Traffic Safety Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 1994.
  30. Ratrout, N.T. and Afroz, S.M., “IVHS: High-Tech Solution for Safe and Efficient Driving Environment”, Proceedings of the National Traffic Safety Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 1994.