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STATUS: In Progress YEAR: 2019 TOPIC AREA: Safety and security CENTER: PSR

Connected Autonomous Vehicles: Safety During Merging and Lane Change and Impact on Traffic Flow

Project Summary

A real time algorithm for calculating safe spacing for lane changes and merging

Protocol of negotiating the creation of safety spacing in the destination lane

Execution of the maneuver in time and space in a way that minimizes impact on traffic flow

Perform microscopic simulation experiments to assess impact on traffic flow and environment


Petros Ioannou
Professor of Electrical Engineering Systems, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering; USC Viterbi School of Engineering
3740 McClintock Avenue
Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) 200BLos Angeles, CA 90089-2562
United States
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