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    • Autonomous racing using Linear Parameter Varying-Model Predictive Control (LPV-MPC) 

      Alcalá Baselga, Eugenio; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Rosolia, Ugo (2020-02-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This article presents an innovative control approach for autonomous racing vehicles. Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) theory is used to model the dynamics of the vehicle and implement an LPV-Model Predictive Controller ...
    • Autonomous vehicle localization using state estimation techniques 

      Prieto Francia, Dunia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Recently, industrialized countries carry out a technological race towards autonomous driving. The current commercial driver assistant systems are limited to aiding the driver while the driver is responsible for overall ...
    • Autonomous vehicle navigation with deep reinforcement learning 

      Cabañeros López, Àlex (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The irruption of Autonomous Vehicles in transportation sector is unstoppable. However, the tran-sition from conventional vehicles to Autonomous Vehicles will not happen from one day to theother, instead, it will be a process ...
    • Autonomous vehicles: theoretical and practical challenges 

      Martínez Díaz, Margarita; Soriguera Martí, Francesc (Elsevier, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
      Autonomous driving is expected to revolutionize road traffic attenuating current externalities, especially accidents and congestion. Carmakers, researchers and administrations have been working on autonomous driving for ...
    • Balanced circular form control in a multi-agent system of oscillators 

      Shakil, Muhammad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The thesis analyzes a distributed, non-cooperative control strategy capable of achieving a balanced circular formation in a multi-agent system of oscillators using proximity sensors with limited range, and adapts the control ...
    • Benefits of autonomous driving in traffic flow using SUMO 

      Ramos De La Peña, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-18)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • BRASIL: A high-integrity GPGPU toolchain for automotive systems 

      Trompouki, Matina Maria; Kosmidis, Leonidas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Embedded General Purpose Graphics Processing Units (GPGPUs) are increasingly used in automotive to enable Advanced Driving Assistance (ADAS) and Autonomous driving. However, their functional safety certification has been ...
    • Capacity of a freeway lane with platoons of autonomous vehicles mixed with regular traffic 

      Sala Sanmartí, Marcel; Soriguera Martí, Francesc (2021-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the near future, autonomous vehicles (AVs) will travel sharing the current freeways with human driven vehicles. The efficiency of this mixed traffic scenario will depend on the ability of AVs to behave cooperatively. ...
    • CARACTERIZACIÓN DE POSICIONAMIENTO EN EL MEDIO MARINO MEDIANTE MÉTODOS ACÚSTICOS 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2017)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      En la actualidad se realizan numerosos estudios en el medio marino, muchos de ellos utilizan vehículos que se desplazan por el fondo marino. En este entorno los sistemas de posicionamiento por satélite no son operativos ...
    • CleanET: enabling timing validation for complex automotive systems 

      Vilardell Moreno, Sergi; Serra Mochales, Isabel; Tabani, Hamid; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; del Castillo Franquet, Joan; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Timing validation for automotive systems occurs in late integration stages when it is hard to control how the instances of software tasks overlap in time. To make things worse, in complex software systems, like those for ...
    • Comparison of two non-linear model-based control strategies for autonomous vehicles 

      Alcalá, Eugenio; Sellart, Laura; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Saludes Closa, Jordi; Vázquez, David; López, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents the comparison of two nonlinear model-based control strategies for autonomous cars. A control oriented model of vehicle based on a bicycle model is used. The two control strategies use a model reference ...
    • Concept for implementation-independent communication interface for Scania's System architecture for autonomous vehicles 

      Raju, Sanju (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Scania
      Driver less vehicles has risen as another field of innovation and enthusiasm for late years. The major vehicle producers are attempting to execute the innovations required for autonomous vehicles which in turn increases ...
    • La Conducció autònoma i cooperativa a les ciutats. El cas de Barcelona 

      Cuerva Claver, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El present treball ha analitzat l’estat de l’art de la tecnologia de la conducció autònoma i cooperativa, repassant el seu desenvolupament tecnològic, aspectes legals així com el possible impacte en costos econòmics, socials ...
    • Conducción autónoma y calibración de dispositivos en un entorno Smart City/F2C 

      Rivas López, Adrián; El Idrissi Achahbar, Ilyas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Durante estos últimos años se ha podido ver un gran avance en el ámbito de la tecnología. El continuo crecimiento y auge de esta hace que esté presente cada vez con más frecuencia en tareas del día a día de cualquier ...
    • Construction and programming of a semi-autonomous car study 

      Montserrat Robles, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      My passion for both software and hardware has brought me into the idea of this project which is intended to test if it’s possible to modify a common Radio Controlled car into a vehicle that has self-driving behaviours like ...
    • Control del movimento de un Crawler con visión artificial 

      Deu Almor, Marc; Chico Villegas, José Pascual (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-23)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El proyecto se ha llevado a cabo dentro de las inmediaciones del grupo de investigación SARTI. Uno de los proyectos abiertos de este grupo está vinculado al control de un Crawler para la exploración del fondo marino. El ...
    • Control for the steering angle of a demonstration vehicle with wheel-selective drives and redundant steering actuators 

      Calderon Freire, Hector (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
      Directora: Gemma Fargas
    • Control of an autonomous vehicle 

      Rajanna, Mohan Reddy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The goal of this thesis is to develop the control system of autonomous vehicle considering the dynamical model. The control problem will be decomposed in two layers. In the lower layer simple controller will be considered. ...
    • Cotxes autònoms en una smart city 

      Vila Guerrero, David; Domínguez Tholen, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En aquest treball final de grau es repliquen, a petita escala, diferents elements que poden composar una ciutat en l’actualitat, amb l'objectiu que els actors principals d'aquest projecte, els cotxes, tinguin certa autonomia ...
    • Demystifying power and performance bottlenecks in autonomous driving systems 

      Exenberger Becker, Pedro Henrique; Arnau Montañés, José María; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) have the potential to radically change the automotive industry. However, computing solutions for AVs have to meet severe performance and power constraints to guarantee a safe driving experience. ...