A Validated Failure Behavior Model for Driver Models to Test Automated Driving Functions

  • Bernd HuberEmail author
  • Christoph Sippl
  • Reinhard German
  • Anatoli Djanatliev
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1018)


This contribution proposes a failure behavior model for driver models, which is validated by findings from accident research. Our concept is based on the five-step-method which is used in accident research. Based on this concept, we present a prototypical implementation of an information processing failure and validate the implemented failure model on the basis of a real traffic accident. In conclusion, we discuss and interpret the validation results.


Human modeling Failure behavior modeling Simulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Huber
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christoph Sippl
    • 1
  • Reinhard German
    • 2
  • Anatoli Djanatliev
    • 2
  1. 1.Simulation Electric/ElectronicAUDI AGIngolstadtGermany
  2. 2.Computer Networks and Communication SystemsFriedrich-Alexander Universität ErlangenErlangenGermany

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