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Challenges in Architecting Fully Automated Driving; with an Emphasis on Heavy Commercial Vehicles [article]

Naveen Mohan, Martin Törngren, Viacheslav Izosimov, Viktor Kaznov, Per Roos, Johan Svahn, Joakim Gustavsson, Damir Nesic
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Fully automated vehicles will require new functionalities for perception, navigation and decision making -- an Autonomous Driving Intelligence (ADI).  ...  Focusing on Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs), we assess these cases from the perspectives of business, safety, dependability, verification, and realization.  ...  Case studies will be conducted at Scania CV and using the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge [31]  ... 
arXiv:1912.02005v1 fatcat:6fxs6gylcjcc3e2txef5l4ulka

Architecting Safe Automated Driving with Legacy Platforms [article]

Naveen Mohan
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Part A contributes, (i) an analysis of the challenges of architecting automated driving, and serves as a motivation for the approach taken in the rest of this thesis, i.e.  ...  In one fell swoop, not only does required functionality for automated driving drastically increase the system complexity, it also removes the fall-back of the human driver who is usually relied upon to  ...  Platform based development, cost, functional safety, and their influence on the process of architecting automated driving in Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HGVs), were some of the main drivers behind the Swedish  ... 
arXiv:2001.02496v1 fatcat:rzcvw5inm5cujbuf7pbvtuf7di

Evolution of a holistic systems approach to planning and managing road safety: the Victorian case study, 1970–2015

Carlyn Muir, Ian R Johnston, Eric Howard
2018 Injury Prevention  
, probationary, heavy vehicle and public transport drivers; mandatory use of safety helmets for bicyclists; and automated (camera) enforcement of speeding. 3 Rather than embrace the holistic Safe System  ...  commercial print media.  ... 
doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042358 pmid:29453273 fatcat:ny4to4oilfgepdc67lccp6l2ru

How Can Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, Electromobility, BRT, Hyperloop, Shared Use Mobility and Mobility-As-A-Service Shape Transport Futures for the Context of Smart Cities?

Alexandros Nikitas, Ioannis Kougias, Elena Alyavina, Eric Njoya Tchouamou
2017 Urban Science  
These are mechanisms either recently introduced with encouraging uptake so far and much greater potential to contribute in a shift to a better transport paradigm or still in an embryonic stage of their  ...  Autonomous and connected vehicles are set to revolutionise the urban landscape by allowing machines to take over driving that for over a century has been exclusively a human activity, while electrical  ...  Many thanks to our anonymous reviewers for helping this work to improve with their feedback.  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci1040036 fatcat:yu46sumfqfdehgv3n5tl7e3ofm

Agile Beyond Teams and Feedback Beyond Software in Automotive Systems

S. Magnus Agren, Rogardt Heldal, Eric Knauss, Patrizio Pelliccione
2022 IEEE transactions on engineering management  
At the core of our findings are observations about establishing an agile vehicle-level feedback loop beyond individual teams.  ...  The investigation is based on a qualitative case study, with data from 20 semi-structured interviews with managers and technical experts at two automotive companies.  ...  Case description Our case consists of two companies, both being automotive OEMs, one car manufacturer and one heavy vehicles manufacturer.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tem.2022.3146139 fatcat:mkh7wcy3qrh6heyyv2kfjxag3y


2016 Theory, Design, and Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles  
The author placed heavy emphasis on vehicle survivability and safety, particularly when the aircraft performs as a hunter-killer UAV and is required to penetrate heavily defended enemy territory.  ...  Performance capabilities, design configurations, and propulsion system requirements for commercial drones are briefly described with emphasis on cost, safety, and reliability.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781315371191-11 fatcat:ojxmcgvlnfcqvcwih27atw5wdu

Intelligent robot trends and predictions for the .net future

Ernest L. Hall, David P. Casasent, Ernest L. Hall
2001 Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XX: Algorithms, Techniques, and Active Vision  
The use of these machines in factory automation can improve productivity, increase product quality and improve competitiveness.  ...  Intelligent robot products have been developed in many cases for factory automation and for some hospital and home applications.  ...  Automated Guided Vehicles Automatically guided vehicles are becoming more feasible in factory automation.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.444228 fatcat:xv65xlvamvb37n4566q6bueywy

Testing z/OS: The premier operating system for IBM's zSeries server

S. Loveland, G. Miller, R. Prewitt, M. Shannon
2002 IBM Systems Journal  
As businesses have come to rely more and more on the continuous availability of their largest systems, the verification techniques used by IBM in developing those systems have had to evolve.  ...  The "z" in zSeries TM stands for zero down time.  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Ram Biyani for help with isotonic smoothing.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.411.0055 fatcat:iaubzawscvhetj6k6ib6eivbke

Joint Source-Channel Optimization of Vector Quantization with Polar Codes

Mohammad Sadegh Mohammadi, Eryk Dutkiewicz, Qi Zhang
2016 2016 IEEE 84th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC-Fall)  
As the next gen cellular technology, 5G is expected to play an important role in meeting mission critical communication needs of Vehicle IoT, which includes extremely low latency and highly reliable communication  ...  This session will provide perspectives on the status of the related activities in the industry.  ...  The result is a strong and relevant program with an emphasis on issues which are currently followed by a wide audience.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vtcfall.2016.7881061 dblp:conf/vtc/MohammadiDZ16 fatcat:iyfpwleahvhp5fjxpr67wlevni

SWissBox: An Architecture for Data Processing Appliances

Gustavo Alonso, Donald Kossmann, Timothy Roscoe
2011 Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research  
In the paper we motivate the architecture with several use cases and discuss each one of its components in detail, pointing out the challenges to solve and the advantages that cross-layer optimizations  ...  Database appliances offer fully integrated hardware, storage, operating system, database, and related software in a single package.  ...  HARDWARE ACCELERATION LAYER Both the use case from the financial industry discussed above and the emphasis of commercial appliances in fast networks point to one of the major bottlenecks encountered today  ... 
dblp:conf/cidr/AlonsoKR11 fatcat:o3xv4bl4ubfutdmac35w4rh2gu

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Estimates

Department Of Defense Comptroller's Office
2014 Zenodo  
An emphasis in the FY 2015 budget request focuses on research to tailor treatments to patients' unique characteristics, known as "precision medicine."  ...  Included in this category is the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) efforts to reengineer drug discovery and development in collaboration with industry, academia, the Food and  ...  The emphasis on a small form will naturally enable new opportunities such as surveillance with small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)s, rifle sights with multiple bands, and vehicle-mounted, helmet-mounted  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1215345 fatcat:fjzhmynqjbaafk67q2ckcblj2m

D4.2 Interim report on community building and outreach [article]

2021 Zenodo  
D4.2 Interim report on community building and outreach  ...  Fully automated driving has been identified as one major enabler to master the Grand Societal Challenges of safe, clean, and efficient mobility.  ...  As a consequence, system and human driver uncertainty pose a significant challenge in the development of trustable and fault-tolerant automated driving controllers, especially for conditional automation  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5075322 fatcat:ycfnik4yrbdxzdnvhwm4czhauy

Developments in Ships and Shipping [and Discussion]

D. Goodrich, G. Ward, A. S. Laughton
1982 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
The current position with regard to technology in these areas is stated, and developments in the areas postulated. 20 Vol. 307. A  ...  The implications of a range of the major requirements and influences on the final product are considered.  ...  Tables 2, 4 and 5 have been repro duced by permission of the Council of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers from Develop ments in merchant ships over the last decade by M. Meek (Proc. Instn mech.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.1982.0113 fatcat:3sck7vbygzbmtj2bs3ovfhsraa

The Transformation of Auto Safety Regulation: Bureaucratic Adaptation to Legal Culture

Jerry Louis Mashaw, David Harfst
2015 Social Science Research Network  
ABS was widely used on commercial aircraft, but not on motor vehicles.  ...  In January 2016, the Agency issued an update of its 2013 statement of policy 37 6 on automated vehicles . 3 " The Agency declared it would act quickly.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2703370 fatcat:htxjylyto5bkrcjpwi2iczghy4


W. H.
1899 Science  
Replacing an inefficient conversion process with an efficient one may pose long-term challenges if major barriers stand in the way.  ...  It is unclear what long-term impact higher prices will have on driving habits; an ongoing decrease in VMT would be consistent with the significant impact on driving behavior in the face of increasing gasoline  ...  His scientific career has been mostly in High Energy Physics.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.10.253.660 pmid:17839284 fatcat:xnachj6hvnfrfe24ejzqkuv5oa
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