Towards on-the-road implementation of cooperative adaptive cruise control

G.J.L. Naus, R.P.A. Vugts, J. Ploeg, M.J.G. Molengraft, van de, M. Steinbuch

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This paper presents a setup for cooperative adaptive cruise control for which feasibility of the actual implementation is one of the main objectives. The approach considers communication with the directly preceding vehicle only, can deal with heterogeneous traffic, accounts for communication delay, and enables graceful degradation to standard adaptive cruise control if communication fails. The stability of a string of vehicles is analyzed using a frequency-domain approach.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 16th World Congress and exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS-16), 21-25 september 2009, Stockholm Sweden
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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