Acceleration-Based Road Terrain Classification

  • Shifeng WangEmail author
Part of the Unmanned System Technologies book series (UST)


Road-type classification is the process of categorizing road terrain into different types such as asphalt, concrete, grass and gravel. Intuitively, the amount of vibration that is caused by a vehicle navigating on a particular road type is a valuable source of information. Therefore, collecting a vehicle’s vibration information to obtain specific characteristics of different road terrains is of high interest. For this reason, an accelerometer is mounted on the suspension to measure the vertical component of the vibration of the vehicle.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Optoelectronic EngineeringChangchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchunChina

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