Dynamic Measurement for Detecting the Road of an Autonomous Vehicle Using the Proximity Sensor

  • Thang Hoang
  • Hoai NguyenEmail author
  • Thanh Le Chau Nguyen
  • Khoa Xuan Le
  • Tung Minh Phung
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 266)


The majority of sensors have played a vital role in the autonomous vehicle area. In this research, a dynamic model for measuring a characteristic of the analog sensor is developed, the shape of the output signal is a critical factor in road identification of autonomous vehicles. By hand-made testing system is built successfully, a number of alloys and non-magnetic metals (Aluminium and Copper) are considered in every aspect of them. In addition, the comparison experimental outcomes between various dynamic models prove that, with the same metal size (50 × 20), and sensing distance (6 mm), the shape of the output signal of measuring is similar. These results are distinguished clearly with alloys. Signal interference will also be minimized due to the control of the movement speed of the sensor. This is an integral element for approaching road of mobile devices with different obstacles.


Dynamic performance Analog proximity sensor Autonomous vehicle Identification Sensing distance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thang Hoang
    • 1
  • Hoai Nguyen
    • 2
    Email author
  • Thanh Le Chau Nguyen
    • 2
  • Khoa Xuan Le
    • 3
  • Tung Minh Phung
    • 2
  1. 1.National Taipei University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.University of Technology and Education, The University of DanangDa Nang CityViet Nam
  3. 3.Centre for Sustainable Technologies, University of UlsterNewtownabbey, Co AntrimUK

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