ATMOS 2008 Preface -- 8th Workshop on Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modeling, Optimization, and Systems

Matteo Fischetti & Peter Widmayer
The 8th ATMOS workshop was held in Karlsruhe, September 18, 2008, within ALGO, a set of meetings related to algorithms. The series of ATMOS workshops, starting in Heraklion in 2001, continuing in Malaga in 2002, Budapest in 2003, Bergen in 2004, Palma de Mallorca in 2005, Zurich in 2006, and Sevilla in 2007 is by now an established series of meetings between algorithms researchers dealing with transportation problems, and practitioners, mainly from railways.