City’s Department of Computer Science is at the forefront of international excellence and leadership in education and research for the computer science professions. City has been at the leading edge of computer science in the UK for six decades; from laying the groundwork for the foundation of the British Computer Society and awarding some of the country’s first Computer Science degrees, to the vibrant, modern department that exists today.
We work with City, University of London, because of the opportunities it gives us to bring the benefits of innovative data visualisation techniques to our clients.
- Rail performance investigation toolsRisk Solutions brought together performance managers from five UK train operating companies to discuss the data and tools they use to investigate train service performance and identify ways to improve passenger journeys. The aim of this research work, funded by City, University of London, was to identify strengths and weaknesses with the current analytical processes, ...Read more
- Does social distancing impact rail performance?New modelling work and research for RSSB have shown that although social distancing might increase dwell times, the overall performance impact is not significant nor widespread. As train operators welcome passengers back to the railway, the industry needed to understand the impact of increasing numbers and continued social distance to better manage network performance. Good performance ...Read more
- Rail performance modellingRisk Solutions and City University of London have successfully delivered research for RSSB to explore knock-on train delays, partnering with Greater Anglia, Great Western Railway and Network Rail. The result is Savi, a Rail Performance Model with a set of powerful interactive visualisations of modelling results. Savi is now being used by train ...Read more
- Research award to understand knock-on delay in rail servicesRisk Solutions and City University of London have successfully delivered research for RSSB to explore knock-on train delays, partnering with Great Western Railway. The result was creation of a prototype Rail Performance Model and a set of powerful interactive visualisations of modelling results, that can be used to help train operators and Network Rail ...Read more