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, Volume 120, Issue 4, pp 64–67 | Cite as

Deterministic Investigations of Automated Driving Functions

  • Thomas Rothermel
  • Jürgen Pitz
  • Martin Kehrer
  • Hans-Christian Reuss
Research Simulation and Testing

The progressive development of modern driver assistance systems is leading to increasing automation of vehicle guidance. In the validation of electronic control systems, virtual development and test methods have long been a standard component of the vehicle development process. To establish automated driving functions in the market, a high level of customer benefit must be achieved as well as reliably fulfilling the functional requirements. In the development of these kinds of systems, ensuring drivability, usability, comfort and driver acceptance therefore play a crucial role. The Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart is working with the University of Stuttgart on a method which enables the driver to interact with new kinds of systems.

1 Motivation

In early development phases, the ranges of sub-functions and overall functions are tested and validated using Software in the Loop (SiL) and Hardware in the Loop (HiL) tests. To consider the interaction...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Rothermel
    • 1
  • Jürgen Pitz
    • 2
  • Martin Kehrer
    • 1
  • Hans-Christian Reuss
    • 1
  1. 1.University of StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines StuttgartGermany

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