Path Planning for Highly Automated Driving on Embedded GPUs
AbstractThe sector of autonomous driving gains more and more importance for the car makers. A key enabler of such systems is the planning of the path the vehicle should take, but it can be very computationally burdensome finding a good one. Here, new architectures in Electronic Control Units (ECUs) are required, such as Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), because standard processors struggle to provide enough computing power. In this work, we present a novel parallelization of a path planning algorithm. We show how many paths can be reasonably planned under real-time requirements and how they can be rated. As an evaluation platform, an Nvidia Jetson board equipped with a Tegra K1 System-on-Chip (SoC) was used, whose GPU is also employed in the zFAS ECU of the AUDI AG. View Full-Text
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Fickenscher, J.; Schmidt, S.; Hannig, F.; Bouzouraa, M.E.; Teich, J. Path Planning for Highly Automated Driving on Embedded GPUs. J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2018, 8, 35.
Fickenscher J, Schmidt S, Hannig F, Bouzouraa ME, Teich J. Path Planning for Highly Automated Driving on Embedded GPUs. Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications. 2018; 8(4):35.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fickenscher, Jörg; Schmidt, Sandra; Hannig, Frank; Bouzouraa, Mohamed E.; Teich, Jürgen. 2018. "Path Planning for Highly Automated Driving on Embedded GPUs." J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 8, no. 4: 35.
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