Intelligent Vehicle Technologies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750650939, 9780080534879

Intelligent Vehicle Technologies

1st Edition

Authors: Ljubo Vlacic M. Parent Fumio Harashima
Paperback ISBN: 9780750650939
eBook ISBN: 9780080534879
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 13th June 2001
Page Count: 512
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out
Compatible Not compatible
VitalSource PC, Mac, iPhone & iPad Amazon Kindle eReader
ePub & PDF Apple & PC desktop. Mobile devices (Apple & Android) Amazon Kindle eReader
Mobi Amazon Kindle eReader Anything else

Institutional Access

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction - The car of the future. Part 2: Intelligent vehicle sensor technologies - The CAN bus; Microcontrollers and microelectronic technology; Vehicle optical sensor; Towards intelligent automotive vision systems; From door to door - principles and applications of computer vision for driver assistant systems; Radio communication technologies for vehicle information systems; Global positioning technology in the intelligent transportation space. Part 3: Intelligent vehicle decision and control technologies - Adaptive control system techniques; Fuzzy control; Decisional architectures for motion autonomy; Brake modelling and control; ACC systems - overview and examples; Part 4: Case study - ARGO prototype vehicle


'Intelligent Vehicle Technologies' covers the growing field of intelligent technologies, from intelligent control systems to intelligent sensors. Systems such as in-car navigation devices and cruise control are already being introduced into modern vehicles, but manufacturers are now racing to develop systems such as 'smart' cruise control, on-vehicle driver information systems, collision avoidance systems, vision enhancement and roadworthiness diagnostics systems.

Key Features

aimed specifically at the automotive industry packed with practical examples and applications in-depth treatment written in a text book style (rather than a theoretical specialist text style)


Senior undergraduates in automotive engineering. Postgraduates in automotive engineering, automation, robotics or mobile communications. Practising engineers/analysts involved in intelligent control and automation, robotics and communications.


No. of pages:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2000
eBook ISBN:
Paperback ISBN:


'Undergraduates of Automotive Engineering will doubtless find it indispensable reading.' Driving Magazine, Jan. 2002

About the Authors

Ljubo Vlacic Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

M. Parent Author

Affiliations and Expertise

INRIA, France

Fumio Harashima Author