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JDVE: A Joint Driver-Vehicle-Environment Simulation Platform for the Development and Accelerated Testing of Automotive Assistance and Automation Systems

  • Julian Schindler
  • Christian Harms
  • Ulf Noyer
  • Andreas Richter
  • Frank Flemisch
  • Frank Köster
  • Thierry Bellet
  • Pierre Mayenobe
  • Dominique Gruyer
Conference paper

Abstract

As virtualization of design methods in general becomes more and more relevant, one of the main goals of the EU FP7 Project ISi-PADAS is the development of a Joint Driver-Vehicle-Environment Simulation Platform (JDVE) which enables the designers of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to validate their design with driver models as well as with “real” drivers. In order to cover both test cases, it is necessary to have a highly modular software platform able to be connected to various driving simulators, or even real test vehicles, but also capable of running with a virtual driver model on a single desktop PC. As virtual driver models do not need to act in real time it is beneficial to accelerate their timing in order to cover more test cases, e.g. as application of the Response 3 Code of Practice. This paper explains the modular approach of the JDVE and describes the accelerated time feature. Furthermore it briefly sketches some possible use cases for the JDVE.

Keywords

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Automotive environment Driver modelling Simulation platforms Field studies 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement no. 218552 Project ISi-PADAS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Schindler
    • 1
  • Christian Harms
    • 1
  • Ulf Noyer
    • 1
  • Andreas Richter
    • 1
  • Frank Flemisch
    • 1
  • Frank Köster
    • 1
  • Thierry Bellet
    • 2
  • Pierre Mayenobe
    • 2
  • Dominique Gruyer
    • 2
  1. 1.German Aerospace Center (DLR)Institute of Transportation SystemsBraunschweigGermany
  2. 2.INRETS (LESCOT-LIVIC)Bron CedexFrance

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