Special Issue "Sensors in New Road Vehicles"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 November 2015) | Viewed by 120574
Interests: intelligent transport systems; advanced driver assistance systems; vehicle positioning; inertial sensors; digital maps; vehicle dynamics; driver monitoring; perception, autonomous vehicles; cooperative services; connected and autonomous driving
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The evolution of road vehicles is being unstoppable. These advances depend of the ability of obtaining and processing information. This involves the development and implementation of new sensors on vehicles and the infrastructure.
New vehicles, apart from the more traditional sensors, incorporate an array of sensors that provide large amount of information to be processed in the control units of new systems. This fact has enabled the development of new systems for improving safety, comfort and information on the vehicles. Thus, sensors in the engine, sensors for supervision of the interior and exterior of the vehicle, sensors for the analysis of the vehicle dynamics, etc., could be cited. Also other sources of information such as vehicle positioning and wireless communications with the outside (other vehicles or infrastructure) could be included.
Moreover, the introduction of the new propulsion systems as electric and hybrid vehicles, has led to another set of sensors that were not previously present in the conventional vehicles.
Although the most striking developments have occurred at the level of vehicle, infrastructure has also been equipped with new sensors to increase the amount of traffic and environment information captured as well as to increase the reliability of such information. This is the case of sensors placed on the asphalt, beacons in the vicinity of the infrastructure, artificial vision with increasingly sophisticated algorithms for automated image processing, etc.
Similarly, although the scope of the special issue is not specifically focused on the final systems, practical applications supported by the new input sensors could also be included.
Issues related to applicable requirements of the sensors to meet the specifications of the new systems are also included within the scope of the special issue. In this regard, it is relevant to indicate the specific requirements that must be taken into account in the automotive sector, given the strong accuracy, availability and reliability specifications, taking into account the harsh environment in which they work (noise, vibration, dirt, etc).
Finally, studies of the state-of-the-art in relation to the evolution of onboard sensors on vehicles and their impact on the evolution of the automobile are also welcome.
In conclusion, the aim of this Special Issue is to bring together innovative developments in areas related to sensors and smart cities, including, but not limited to:
- engine sensors
- environment perception
- vehicle dynamics sensors
- driver surveillance
- sensors for hybrid vehicles
- sensors for electric vehicles
- sensors in the infrastructure (magnetic sensors, video processing, beacons)
- new assistance systems based on new sensors
- sensors requirements in road vehicles (reliability, accuracy, etc)
- state-of-the-art review of sensors in road vehicles
Authors are invited to contact the guest editor prior to submission if they are uncertain whether their work falls within the general scope of this Special Issue.
Dr. Felipe Jimenez
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- road vehicles
- environment perception sensors
- vehicle dynamics sensors
- hybrid vehicles
- electric vehicles
- driver assistance systems
- sensor fusion
- infrastructure sensors