Worst-Case Performance Analysis in \(\ell _1\)-norm for an Automated Heavy Vehicle Platoon

  • Gábor Rödönyi
  • Péter Gáspár
  • József Bokor
  • László Palkovics
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 283)


Based on model set identification and unfalsification, robust performance measured in peak-to-peak gain is analyzed for heterogeneous platoons, inter-vehicle communication delays and actuator uncertainties. The goal is to demonstrate that safe platooning with acceptable performance can be achieved by utilizing the services already available on every commercial heavy truck with automated gearbox. Experimental verification of a three vehicle platoon is also presented.


Vehicle platoons Peak-to-peak gain Performance unfalsification 



The research has been supported by the Hungarian National Office for Research and Technology through the project ‘Innovation of distributed driver assistance systems for a commercial vehicles platform’ (TECH_08_A2 /2-2008-0088). This research work has been supported also by Control Engineering Research Group, Hungarian Academy of Sciences at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gábor Rödönyi
    • 1
  • Péter Gáspár
    • 1
  • József Bokor
    • 1
  • László Palkovics
    • 2
  1. 1.Systems and Control LaboratoryComputer and Automation Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Knorr-Bremse Brake-systems Gmbh.BudapestHungary

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