Automotive Threat Assessment Design for Combined Braking and Steering Maneuvers
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2013

The active safety systems available on the passenger cars market today, automatically deploy automated safety interventions in situations where the driver is in need of assistance. In this paper, we consider the process of determining whether such interventions are needed. In particular, we design a threat assessment method which evaluates the risk that the vehicle will either leave the road or its maneuverability will be significantly reduced within a finite time horizon. The proposed threat assessment method accounts for combined braking and steering maneuvers, which results in a nonlinear dynamical vehicle behavior. We formulate the threat assessment problem as a nonconvex constraint satisfaction problem and implement an algorithm that solves it through interval-based consistency techniques. Experimental validation of the proposed approach indicates that constraint violation can be predicted, while avoiding the detection of false threats.


Mohammad Ali

Signaler och system, System- och reglerteknik, Mekatronik

Chalmers, SAFER - Fordons- och Trafiksäkerhetscentrum

Esteban Gelso

Signaler och system, System- och reglerteknik, Mekatronik

Jonas Sjöberg

Signaler och system, System- och reglerteknik, Mekatronik

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

0018-9545 (ISSN)

Vol. PP 1- 6373748