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A novel, modular validation framework for collision avoidance of automated vehicles at road junctions

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posted on 05.03.2019, 08:58 by Philippe Nitsche, Ruth WelshRuth Welsh, A. Genser, Pete ThomasPete Thomas
This paper presents a new validation method for automated driving systems at road junctions. The method comprises the clustering of critical traffic scenarios at junctions as well as a simulation and evaluation framework to validate those scenarios. The safety performance indicators selected and implemented in the framework can be seen as a new reference for conducting virtual tests at junctions. The applicability of the framework is demonstrated by an experiment based on a selected car-to-car collision scenario. Considering the current progression of automated transport, this work is highly relevant for virtual testing procedures and is an important step towards approval and certification of automated vehicles.

Funding

This work has partly been conducted within the ENABLE-S3 project that has been received funding from the ECSEL Joint Undertaking under grant agreement no. 692455. This joint undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme and AT, DK, DE, FI, CZ, IT, ES, PT, PL, IE, BE, FR, NL, UK, SK, NO.

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2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC) IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC

Volume

2018-November

Pages

90 - 97

Citation

NITSCHE, P. ... et al, 2018. A novel, modular validation framework for collision avoidance of automated vehicles at road junctions. Presented at the 2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Maui, HI, USA, 4-7 November 2018, pp.90-97.

Publisher

© IEEE

Version

AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Acceptance date

15/08/2018

Publication date

2018-12-10

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ISBN

9781728103235

eISSN

2153-0017

Language

en

Location

Maui, HI, USA

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