Simulation Tools. Subchapter 10.2 Traffic Simulation

  1. Javier J. Sánchez Medina
  2. Rafael Arnay 1
  3. Antonio Artuñedo
  4. Sergio Campos-Cordobés
  5. Jorge Villagra
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España


Intelligent Vehicles

ISBN: 9780128128008

Year of publication: 2018

Pages: 404-422

Type: Book chapter

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-812800-8.00010-2 GOOGLE SCHOLAR


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Simulation can enable several developments in the field of intelligent vehicles. This chapter is divided into three main subsections. The first one deals with driving simulators. The continuous improvement of hardware performance is a well-known fact that is allowing the development of more complex driving simulators. The immersion in the simulation scene is increased by high fidelity feedback to the driver. In the second subsection, traffic simulation is explained as well as how it can be used for intelligent transport systems. Finally, it is rather clear that sensor-based perception and action must be based on data-driven algorithms. Simulation could provide data to train and test algorithms that are afterwards implemented in vehicles. These tools are explained in the third subsection.

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