Automated Driving

Safer and More Efficient Future Driving

  • Daniel Watzenig
  • Martin Horn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daniel Watzenig, Martin Horn
      Pages 3-16
    3. Patrick Pype, Gerardo Daalderop, Eva Schulz-Kamm, Eckhard Walters, Maximilian von Grafenstein
      Pages 17-27
    4. Stephanie Grubmüller, Jiri Plihal, Pavel Nedoma
      Pages 29-40
  3. The Importance of Control for Automated Driving

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Astrid Rupp, Michael Stolz
      Pages 43-69
    3. Werner Kober, Richard Huber, Ralf Oberfell
      Pages 141-158
  4. Advances in Environment Sensing, Sensor Fusion, and Perception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Dirk Abel, Bassam Alrifaee, Frank-Josef Heßeler, Matthias Hoppe, Matthias Reiter
      Pages 183-200
    3. Alexandre Armand, Javier Ibanez-Guzman, Clément Zinoune
      Pages 201-244
    4. Holger H. Meinel, Wolfgang Bösch
      Pages 245-261
  5. In-Vehicle Architectures and Dependable Power Computing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 263-263
    2. Jan Becker, Michael Helmle, Oliver Pink
      Pages 265-283
    3. Jan Micha Borrmann, Sebastian Ottlik, Alexander Viehl, Oliver Bringmann, Wolfgang Rosenstiel
      Pages 285-311
    4. Andrea Leitner, Tilman Ochs, Lukas Bulwahn, Daniel Watzenig
      Pages 353-367
  6. Active and Functional Safety in Automated Driving

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369

About this book


The main topics of this book include advanced control, cognitive data processing, high performance computing, functional safety, and comprehensive validation. These topics are seen as technological bricks to drive forward automated driving.
The current state of the art of automated vehicle research, development and innovation is given. The book also addresses industry-driven roadmaps for major new technology advances as well as collaborative European initiatives supporting the evolvement of automated driving. Various examples highlight the state of development of automated driving as well as the way forward.
The book will be of interest to academics and researchers within engineering, graduate students, automotive engineers at OEMs and suppliers, ICT and software engineers, managers, and other decision-makers.


ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Automated Driving Embedded Control Systems Environment Sensing Functional Safety Sensor Fusion

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Watzenig
    • 1
  • Martin Horn
    • 2
  1. 1.Virtual Vehicle Research CenterGrazAustria
  2. 2.Institute of Automation and ControlUniversity of TechnologyGrazAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-31893-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-31895-0
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