System Architecture and Safety Requirements for Automated Driving

  • Jan BeckerEmail author
  • Michael Helmle
  • Oliver Pink


Driver assistance systems have been successfully deployed to the market in the last 15 years, resulting in an increase of driving comfort and driving safety. In the future, these systems will be able to analyze ever more complex traffic situations and to support the driver or even act independently. Upcoming functionality will combine longitudinal and lateral control to partially automated driving functions; highly automated functions will soon follow. With the increase of automation, the role of the driver is going to gradually change from an active driver to a passenger, at least for some duration of the drive. In this chapter, we discuss the implications of this evolution on the requirements for future vehicle architectures.


Automated driving Driver assistance Vehicle safety system System architecture Safety requirements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert Bosch LLCPalo AltoUSA
  2. 2.Robert Bosch GmbHGerlingen-SchillerhöheGermany

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