Introduction: The Automated Vehicles Symposium 2014

  • Steven E. ShladoverEmail author
  • Jane Lappin
  • Robert P. Denaro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


This chapter introduces the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2014 (AVS14), which was the original source for the papers that are included in this volume. The structure and organization of the meeting are explained, describing its mixture of plenary talks, breakout discussions, technical demonstrations and ancillary meetings. The chapter concludes with a discussion of broader trends and conclusions based on the outcome of AVS14.


  1. 1.
    Shladover SE et al (2014) Introduction: the transportation research board’s 2013 workshop on road vehicle automation. In: Meyer G, Beiker S (eds) Road vehicle automation. Springer, ChamGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven E. Shladover
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jane Lappin
    • 2
  • Robert P. Denaro
    • 3
  1. 1.TRB Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation, California PATH Program, Institute of Transportation StudiesUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.TRB Committee on Intelligent Transportation SystemsVolpe National Transportation Systems CenterCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.TRB Joint Subcommittee on Challenges and Opportunities for Road Vehicle Automation, ITS ConsultantWashington D.C.USA

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