Description

Advances in Intelligent Vehicles presents recent advances in intelligent vehicle technologies that enhance the safety, reliability, and performance of vehicles and vehicular networks and systems. This book provides readers with up-to-date research results and cutting-edge technologies in the area of intelligent vehicles and transportation systems. Topics covered include virtual and staged testing scenarios, collision avoidance, human factors, and modeling techniques.

The Series in Intelligent Systems publishes titles that cover state-of-the-art knowledge and the latest advances in research and development in intelligent systems. Its scope includes theoretical studies, design methods, and real-world implementations and applications.

Key Features

  • Provides researchers and engineers with up-to-date research results and state-of-the art technologies in the area of intelligent vehicles and transportation systems
  • Covers hot topics, including driver assistance systems; cooperative vehicle-highway systems; collision avoidance; pedestrian protection; image, radar and lidar signal processing; and V2V and V2I communications

Readership

Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Mechanical Engineers; Computer Engineers; Intelligent Systems specialists.

Table of Contents

Intelligent Systems Series

Editor-in-Chief

Editorial Board Members

Preface

Chapter 1. Modeling and Control of a New Narrow Vehicle

Abstract

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Modeling of the UW-Car

1.3 Velocity Control Using a Sliding Mode Approach

1.4 Stabilization of an Inverted Pendulum Cart by Consistent Trajectories in Acceleration Behavior

1.5 Simulation Study

1.6 Conclusion

Appendix

References

Chapter 2. Testing of Intelligent Vehicles Using Virtual Environments and Staged Scenarios

Abstract

Acknowledgments

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Procedure

2.3 Virtual Sensors and Scenarios

2.4 Conclusions

References

Chapter 3. Mathematical Modeling of Connected Vehicles

Abstract

3.1 Connected Vehicle Technology

3.2 The Modeling Approach

3.3 Field Theory

3.4 Applications of Field Theory

References

Chapter 4. Guaranteed Collision Avoidance with Discrete Observations and Limited Actuation

Abstract

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Preliminaries

4.3 Control Framework

4.4 Collision Avoidance Analysis

4.5 Avoiding Deadlocks

4.6 Examples

4.7 Conclusions

References

Chapter 5. Effect of Human Factors on Driver Behavior

Abstract

Acknowledgments

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Study Approach

5.3 Experimental Equipment

5.4 Effect of Human Factors

5.5 Objective and Subjective Evaluation

References

Chapter 6. Comparative Analysis and Modeling of Driver Behavior Characteristics

Abstract

Acknowledgments

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Study Approach

6.3 Vehicle Factors

6.4 Road Factors

6.5 Driving States

6.6 Driver Behavior Modeling

References

Chapter 7. The Human Factor and Its Hand

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123973276
Print ISBN:
9780123971999

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