Bicycle Path Network Designing and Exploitation Simulation as a Microservice Architecture

  • Artis Aizstrauts
  • Egils GintersEmail author
  • Dirk Burkhardt
  • Kawa Nazemi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


Simulation is recognized as a suitable tool for sociotechnical systems research. But the variety and complexity of sociotechnical systems often leads to the need for distributed simulation solutions to understand them. Models that are built for infrastructure planning are typical examples. They combine different domains and involve variety of simulation approaches. This article proposes an easy management environment that is used for VeloRouter software – a multi agent-based bicycle path network and exploitation simulator that is built as a microservice architecture where each domain simulation is executed as a different microservice.


Sociotechnical systems simulation Bicycle path network planning Easy Communication Environment 



The article publication is initiated by FP7 FLAG-ERA FuturICT 2.0 (2017–2020) “Large scale experiments and simulations for the second generation of FuturICT” STIMUL project “Intermodal bicycles network as efficient kind of urban green transport (VeloRouter 2.0)”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Artis Aizstrauts
    • 1
  • Egils Ginters
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Dirk Burkhardt
    • 3
  • Kawa Nazemi
    • 3
  1. 1.Sociotechnical Systems OUTallinnEstonia
  2. 2.Riga Technical UniversityRigaLatvia
  3. 3.Darmstadt University of Applied SciencesDarmstadtGermany

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