A Cyber-Physical System Simulator for risk-free transport studies
Prendinger, Helmut, Miska, Marc, Gajananan, Kugamoorthy, & Nantes, Alfredo (2014) A Cyber-Physical System Simulator for risk-free transport studies. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 29(7), pp. 480-495.
The article introduces a novel platform for conducting controlled and risk-free driving and traveling behavior studies, called Cyber-Physical System Simulator (CPSS). The key features of CPSS are: (1) simulation of multiuser immersive driving in a threedimensional (3D) virtual environment; (2) integration of traffic and communication simulators with human driving based on dedicated middleware; and (3) accessibility of multiuser driving simulator on popular software and hardware platforms. This combination of features allows us to easily collect large-scale data on interesting phenomena regarding the interaction between multiple user drivers, which is not possible with current single-user driving simulators. The core original contribution of this article is threefold: (1) we introduce a multiuser driving simulator based on DiVE, our original massively multiuser networked 3D virtual environment; (2) we introduce OpenV2X, a middleware for simulating vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle to infrastructure communication; and (3) we present two experiments based on our CPSS platform. The first experiment investigates the “rubbernecking” phenomenon, where a platoon of four user drivers experiences an accident in the oncoming direction of traffic. Second, we report on a pilot study about the effectiveness of a Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems advisory system.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Cyber-Physical System Simulator (CPSS), Driving, Behaviour, DiVE, OpenV2X|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.|
|Deposited On:||02 Apr 2014 23:26|
|Last Modified:||02 Oct 2014 23:34|
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