Architecture and Safety for Autonomous Heavy Vehicles: ARCHER

  • Viktor KaznovEmail author
  • Johan Svahn
  • Per Roos
  • Fredrik Asplund
  • Sagar Behere
  • Martin Törngren


Machines are converging towards autonomy. The transition is driven by safety, efficiency, environmental and traditional ‘robotics automation concerns’ (dirty, dull and dangerous applications). Similar trends are seen in several domains including heavy vehicles, cars and aircraft. This transition is, however, facing multiple challenges including how to gradually evolve from current architectures to autonomous systems, limitations in legislation and safety standards, test and verification methodology and human–machine interaction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viktor Kaznov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Johan Svahn
    • 1
  • Per Roos
    • 1
  • Fredrik Asplund
    • 2
  • Sagar Behere
    • 2
  • Martin Törngren
    • 2
  1. 1.Scania CV ABSödertäljeSweden
  2. 2.KTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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