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Automatic parking of vehicles: A review of literatures

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Collision accidents often occur during parking or reversing cars. In allusion to this point, this paper conducts a review of literatures on automatic parking. To begin with, a brief introduction of automatic parking including its background and significance is given. Then its commercial application, research status and latest progress are summarized which include visual perception, ultrasonic sensors and radar technology, path planning, control algorithms based on fuzzy theory, neural network, image processing and recognition technology, and digital signal processing technology, etc. On further analysis, some reasonable conclusions are drawn and the future work is suggested.

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Wang, W., Song, Y., Zhang, J. et al. Automatic parking of vehicles: A review of literatures. Int.J Automot. Technol. 15, 967–978 (2014).

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Key Words

  • Background of automatic parking
  • A review of literatures
  • Research status of automatic parking
  • A survey of main research methods
  • Conclusions and the future work