Virtual Reality based Digital Twin

Principal Investigators

Bilal Farooq, Thomas Zhao, Paul Boutot, Rafael Vasquez

Virtual Immersive Reality Environment (VIRE)


VIRE is a multi-player, multi-modal, dynamic digital twin that uses virtual reality for travel behaviour analysis. It is used to develop complex choice experiments for behavioural analysis as well as for human-in-the-loop training of automated vehicles.


Farooq, B., Cherchi, E., & Sobhani, A. (2018). Virtual immersive reality for stated preference travel behavior experiments: A case study of autonomous vehicles on urban roads. Transportation research record, 2672(50), 35-45.