Coping with the worrying complexity of cooperative driver assistance systems
den Ouden, F.C.
TNO Industrie en Techniek
In recent years a clear trend became visible towards vehicles equipped with intelligent driver assistance systems based on cooperation between vehicle and infrastructure. The main reason for this is the high potential cooperative systems show to increase traffic throughput and safety and to decrease emissions. This paper discusses an architecture, which replaces the isolated monolithic systems by a modular system architecture in which specialised components can be reused for several functions, multiplied for redundancy, or replaced for better performance. The system architecture proposed allows for separated handling of the functional and dependability aspects to a great extent. An essential part of this architecture is the dynamic world model, which maintains the vehicle's personal views on the world around it. The concept is demonstrated via a pilot application: simulation results are reported, the implementation is under development.
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Intelligent driver assistance systems
Intelligent vehicle highway systems
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), ITS 2006, 8-12 October 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA