An object-oriented design of a World Model for autonomous city vehicles

Furda, Andrei & Vlacic, Ljubo (2010) An object-oriented design of a World Model for autonomous city vehicles. In 2010 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IEEE Xplore, San Diego, California, USA, pp. 1054-1059.

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This paper presents an object-oriented world model for the road traffic environment of autonomous (driver-less) city vehicles. The developed World Model is a software component of the autonomous vehicle's control system, which represents the vehicle's view of its road environment. Regardless whether the information is a priori known, obtained through on-board sensors, or through communication, the World Model stores and updates information in real-time, notifies the decision making subsystem about relevant events, and provides access to its stored information. The design is based on software design patterns, and its application programming interface provides both asynchronous and synchronous access to its information. Experimental results of both a 3D simulation and real-world experiments show that the approach is applicable and real-time capable.

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ID Code: 72488
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Autonomous vehicle, Vehicle control system, Object-oriented programming
DOI: 10.1109/IVS.2010.5548138
ISBN: 9781424478668
ISSN: 1931-0587
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 IEEE
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Deposited On: 03 Jun 2014 23:01
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2014 22:51

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