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Computer Control of Vehicles: Overcoming Limitations of Human Drivers

  • Masayoshi Tomizuka
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Abstract

This paper describes lateral control of automobiles for automated highway systems and automated roll-rate control of front and rear-wheel steered bicycles. Computer control of these vehicles provides significantly better performance than manual steering, overcoming limitations of the human driver such as the reaction time, limited actuation bandwidth and limited capability in comprehending the object dynamics with large phase shifts and/or delays.

Keywords

Modeling and control Automated driving Automated highway systems Bicycles 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayoshi Tomizuka
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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