Towards increased road safety : real-time decision making for driverless city vehicles
Furda, Andrei & Vlacic, Ljubo (2009) Towards increased road safety : real-time decision making for driverless city vehicles. In Chen, C.L.P., Bass, E., Wang, J., Cybenko, G., & Santos, E.E. (Eds.) 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Xplore, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 2421-2426.
This work elaborates on the topic of decision making for driverless city vehicles, particularly focusing on the aspects on how to develop a reliable approach which meets the requirements of safe city traffic. Decision making in this context refers to the problem of identifying the most appropriate driving maneuver to be performed in a given traffic situation. The overall decision making problem is decomposed into two consecutive stages. The first stage is safety-crucial, representing the decision regarding the set of feasible driving maneuvers. The second stage represents the decision regarding the most appropriate driving maneuver from the set of feasible ones. The developed decision making approach has been implemented in C++ and initially tested in a 3D simulation environment and, thereafter, in real-world experiments. The real-world experiments also included the integration of wireless communication between vehicles.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Driverless city vehicles, Decision-making, Traffic engineering computing|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||04 Jun 2014 22:57|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2014 00:52|
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