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Sharing driving between a vehicle driver and a sensor system using trust-factors to set control gains

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A system is presented that shares control between a driver and sensors to maneuver a vehicle. The vehicle can be driven by a driver, or by the sensors, or they can share control between them. In some circumstances, sharing control can allow a human driver to drive more efficiently and safely. The gains in the controller are automatically set for the human driver and sensors by calculating a trust-factor for the vehicle driver. The sensors can assist a human driver in driving the vehicle to offset for any detected shortcomings; for example, the driver may not be able to see a vehicle ahead or the human driver may be tired. In emergencies, efficient interaction between the vehicle and a human driver can make all the differences. This research explores that collaboration and interfacing. The proposed methods are validated with initial testing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Systems and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 2018 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) Volume 1
EditorsKohei Arai, Supriya Kapoor, Rahul Bhatia
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-01054-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-01053-9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019
EventIntelliSys 2018 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365


ConferenceIntelliSys 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom


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