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Workshop day: Sunday 27th October, 2019

Robust and Generalisable Vehicle Automation

Robust and generalisable approaches and strategies to solving key challenges for autonomous vehicle operations

Organisers: Stewart Worrall, Mao Shan (ACFR – University of Sydney, Australia)

Abstract: The workshop is aimed at robust and generalisable approaches and strategies to solving key challenges for autonomous vehicle operations, including sensing, localisation, mapping, motion estimation and planning. Through the workshop, we hope to help the intended audience understand how the state-of-the-art work in ITS research community is relevant to improving the robustness and generalisability of one or more of those key components given a realistic urban environment that includes a variety of environmental conditions, and different operating contexts (road, carpark, tunnel, urban canyon, unstructured park, and areas with dynamic obstacles).

Presenter       Title
Navigation, perception
8:00 – 9:00 Stewart Worrall,
Wei Zhou,
Siqi Yi
Workshop overview, We will present the motivation for the workshop based on our experiences operating small electric autonomous vehicles in an urban environment
9:00 – 9:30 Sean Vaskov
(U Mich)
Reachability-based trajectory design which guarantees that an autonomous system with an arbitrary nonlinear dynamic model is able to operate in a dynamic environment in a provably not-at-fault fashion
9:30 – 10:00 Dariu Gavrila
(TU Delft)
EuroCity Persons: A Novel Benchmark for Person Detection in Traffic Scenes.
Morning tea 30 mins
Perception, localisation, mapping
10:30 – 11:00 Daniele De Martini
Condition-independent perception and navigation of complex urban environments with vision and radar
11:00 – 11:30 Tom Krajnik
Universal and robust teach-and-repeat systems that can gradually adapt their perception and mapping to deal with the changes of environment
11:30 – 12:00 Shitao Chen
Integrated vehicle localisation from controllable information sources, without depending on the features of the environment
Lunch 1 hour
Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) and cooperative driving
13:00 – 13:30 Nashashibi Fawzi
Future challenges of connected and autonomous vehicles navigation
13:30 – 14:00 Can Zhao
A right of way based strategy to implement safe and efficient autonomous driving at non-signalized intersections
14:00 – 14:30 Mao Shan (ACFR) Consistent road users tracking and cooperative perception based on V2X network
14:30 – 15:00 Additional talk/panel discussion
Afternoon tea break
15:30 – 17:00 Poster session and group discussion 1.5 hour