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Journal of the Indian Institute of Science

, Volume 99, Issue 4, pp 567–587 | Cite as

A Review of Automatic Vehicle Following Systems

  • Vamsi K. Vegamoor
  • Swaroop DarbhaEmail author
  • Kumbakonam R. Rajagopal
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Abstract

There has been considerable interest recently in the development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). Automatic vehicle following capability is central for CAVs; in this article, we provide a review of the critical issues in the longitudinal control design for automatic vehicle following systems (AVFS) employed by CAVs. This expository review differs from others in providing a review of underlying methodologies for design of AVFS and the impact of AVFS on traffic mobility and safety.

Keywords

ACC CACC String stability Traffic modeling Traffic safety 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was partially supported by the United States Department of Transportation through Grant number 693JJ31945042 and the Mays Innovation Research Center at Texas A&M University.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vamsi K. Vegamoor
    • 1
  • Swaroop Darbha
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kumbakonam R. Rajagopal
    • 1
  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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