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Transition Areas for Infrastructure-Assisted Driving

Deliverables

Signalling for informing conventional vehicles

Report on the proposed measures for informing conventional vehicles as developed in Task 5.5. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Modelling, simulation and assessment of vehicle automations and automated vehicles’ driver behaviour in mixed traffic

A report including the following information: • The detailed description of the modelling of existing automations that will be simulated. • The detailed description of the modelling of upcoming automations that will be simulated. • The code pertaining to the integration in SUMO. • The technical details of the interface extensions for SUMO and iTETRIS. • The results of the baseline simulations including first iteration scenarios that will serve as a reference for the assessment of the effects of TM procedures. The revised version in M22 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. the results of the baseline simulations including the second iteration scenarios. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Suitability and effectiveness study of traffic management strategies

This report contains descriptions and implementations (programmed/scripted) of traffic management measures adapted to a more fully developed simulation setting, in order to be directly used in WP6. The revised version in M33 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. by taking into account any changes that are necessary to adapt the TM measures based on feedback from WP6. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Overview of existing and enhanced traffic management procedures

This report describes the state-of-the-art traffic management procedures and how they can be enhanced in light of autonomous vehicles and Transition Areas. The revised version in M24 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration. It also contains information regarding (international) standards that will be adhered, and about the needed sensor/actuator functionality. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Assessment of traffic management procedures in Transition Areas

Report on the results of the evaluation of the TM procedures. This report contains: • A presentation of the simulation results obtained in Task 6.2 so far. • An interpretation of the results eventually indicating issues with the proposed TM procedures. • Guidance for real world implementations, e.g., which virtual components can already be considered as blue-prints in the current state. The revised version in M40 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. by presenting the simulation results obtained in Task 6.2 in the second iteration. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Preliminary simulation and assessment of enhanced traffic management measures

This deliverable entails both simulation code and a report that describes the simulation setup and execution, as well as the assessment of the various use cases (via the safety and efficiency indicators) with respect to traffic management of automated driving at Transition Areas. The revised version in M27 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Use cases and safety and efficiency metrics for smooth and safe traffic flow in Transition Areas

A review of the state-of-the-art of vehicle automations and situations where transition of control occurs regularly and causes traffic flow disruption. By means of detailed use case descriptions, the deliverable gives a comprehensive overview on (negative) traffic safety and traffic efficiency impacts, for both urban and inter-urban situations, and proposes a preliminary set of TM interventions. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Cooperative manoeuvring in the presence of hierarchical traffic management

A report including the following information: • A detailed description of the actions and interactions of connected and automated vehicles per use case and traffic management plan. • Overview on the adaptations of the AV and driver models made in T3.4 during the simulations of the first iteration. The revised version in M30 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. the overview on the adaptations of the AV and driver models made in T3.4 during the simulations of the second iteration. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Guideline and Roadmap

The guideline and roadmap will be published as a discussion and position paper that addresses traffic management interventions to support highly automated vehicles at or near Transition Areas, including recommendations and steps to be taken by stakeholders. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Definition of V2X message sets

Specification of V2X message sets enabling the exchange of advanced information between (connected and automated) vehicles and between (connected and automated) vehicles and the road infrastructure. Revised version also based on inputs from T5.2 and T5.3, and according to the requirements added in the second iteration. The revised version in M24 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. by taking into account the updated requirements. It will also be based on inputs from T5.2 and T5.3. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Protocols for reliable V2X message exchange

Report on the design and evaluation of novel V2X communications and networking schemes for the reliable exchange of V2X messages between vehicles and hybrid infrastructure in Transition Areas. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Results of the meta-analysis

Consolidated assessment results from the simulation studies of WP6 and the prototype evaluation of WP7 for each of the use cases selected in WP2. Includes envisioned roles and responsibilities of actors. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Stakeholder consultation report

Summary of feedback gathered at stakeholder workshops. Results of survey. The revised version in M35 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information gathered in the second iteration. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Scenario definitions and modelling requirements

A report on the set of network definition files and configuration files to enable modelling activities in WP3-5 (fact sheets as well as network and configuration files loadable into the traffic simulation SUMO) and a catalogue of requirements to AV models and communications. The revised version in M18 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration. It will also include findings of the stakeholder survey performed in T8.2. Dissemination type: PU (public)

V2X-based cooperative sensing and driving in Transition Areas

Report on the novel cooperative sensing mechanisms designed and evaluated for the detection and identification of conventional, connected and automated vehicles. The report will also include the design and specification of the V2X message flows between vehicles, and between vehicles and the road infrastructure necessary to implement the cooperative driving manoeuvres specified in the TM procedures designed in WP4. The revised version in M30 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information for the second iteration, esp. by taking into account the updated requirements. It will also be based on inputs the real world implementation in WP7. Dissemination type: PU (public)

An integrated platform for the simulation and the assessment of traffic management procedures in Transition Areas

Report on the simulation platform describing: • The technical details of coupling the different components of the simulation. • User guidelines for setting up a simulation with the desired parameters. • The technical details of the TM interface, the indicator tools, and the statistics module. • User guidelines for setting up the TM procedures and assessing the simulation results with the statistics module. Dissemination type: PU (public)

TransAID Symposium

Programme and results for the TransAID Symposium. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Project dissemination material

TransAID leaflet, poster and presentation template and first newsletter ready. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Final Conference

Programme and results of the final conference. Dissemination type: PU (public)

Project website

TransAID website online. Dissemination type: PU (public)

System prototype demonstration

This deliverable includes a report providing information about the TransAID system prototype and a demonstration of this prototype. Furthermore, results of the feasibility assessment will be shown. The revised version in M40 will update this deliverable by including the corresponding information of the second iteration prototype. Dissemination type: PU (public)

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Publications

Traffic Management for Connected and Automated Vehicles on Urban Corridors-Distributing Take-Over Requests and Assigning Safe Spots

Author(s): R. Alms, Y.P. Flötteröd, E. Mintsis, S. Maerivoet, A. Correa
Published in: MFTS 2020 The 3rd Symposium on Management of Future Motorway and Urban Traffic Systems, 2020
Publisher: University of Luxembourg

Cooperative Automated Driving at Transition Areas

Author(s): J. Vreeswijk et al.
Published in: 8th Transport Research Arena (TRA2022), 2022
Publisher: TRA

Enhanced Traffic Management Procedures in Transition Areas

Author(s): S. Maerivoet, A. Wijbenga, J. Vreeswijk, E. Mintsis, D. Koutras, X. Zhang, R. Blokpoel, A. Correa, L. Lücken, R. Alms and Y. P. Flötteröd
Published in: Proceedings of the 13th ITS European Congress, 2019
Publisher: ITS European Congress

Infrastructure-Assisted Traffic Management for Cooperative and Automated Driving around Work Zones

Author(s): E. Mintsis, L. Lücken, V. Karagounis, K. N. Porfyri, M. Rondinone, M. Sepulcre, J. Schindler, E. Mitsakis
Published in: 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2021
Publisher: International Congress on Transportation Research

Is Packet Dropping a Suitable Congestion Control Mechanism for Vehicular Networks?

Author(s): Miguel Sepulcre, Jorge Mira, Gokulnath Thandavarayan, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: 2020 IEEE 91st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2020-Spring), 2020, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-5207-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/vtc2020-spring48590.2020.9128822

Evaluation of Manual and System Initiated Transitions of Control with the Use of Traffic Simulation

Author(s): K. N. Porfyri, L. Lücken, E. Mintsis, V. Karagounis, M. Rondinone, J. Schindler, J. Vreeswijk, E. Mitsakis
Published in: 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2021
Publisher: International Congress on Transportation Research

Effects of Realistic V2X Communication Protocols on Traffic Management Efficiency

Author(s): E. Mintsis, V. Karagounis, M. Schwamborn, G. Thandavarayan, M. Sepulcre, K. N. Porfyri, J. Schindler, E. Mitsakis
Published in: 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2021
Publisher: International Congress on Transportation Research

Context-based Broadcast Acknowledgement for Enhanced Reliability of Cooperative V2X Messages

Author(s): Baldomero Coll-Perales, Gokulnath Thandavarayan, Miguel Sepulcre, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: 2020 Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems (FISTS), 2020, Page(s) 393-398, ISBN 978-1-7281-9503-2
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/fists46898.2020.9264879

Joint Deployment of Infrastructure-Assisted Traffic Management and Cooperative Driving around Work Zones

Author(s): E. Mintsis, L. Lücken, V. Karagounis, K. Porfyri, M. Rondinone, A. Correa, J. Schindler, and E. Mitsakis
Published in: 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-4149-7
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/itsc45102.2020.9294256

Stakeholder Considerations of Automated Driving in Infrastructure-Assisted Transition Areas

Author(s): A. Wijbenga, J. Vreeswijk, M. Rondinone, J. Schindler, E. Mintsis, M. Sepulcre Ribes, S. Maerivoet
Published in: 27th ITS World Congress, 2021
Publisher: ITS World Congress

Infrastructure Supported Automated Driving in Transition Areas – a Prototypic Implementation

Author(s): J. Schindler, R. Markowski, D. Wesemeyer, B. Coll-Perales, C. Böker, S. Khan
Published in: Proc. 3rd IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Symposium (IEEE CAVS 2020), 2020, ISBN 978-1-7281-9001-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/cavs51000.2020.9334555

Enhanced Traffic Management Procedures for Connected and Automated Vehicles in Transition Areas

Author(s): S. Maerivoet et al.
Published in: 8th Transport Research Arena (TRA2022), 2022
Publisher: TRA

From automated to manual-modeling control transitions with SUMO

Author(s): L. Lücken, E. Mintsis, N.P. Kallirroi, R. Alms, Y.P. Flötteröd, D. Koutras
Published in: SUMO User Conference 2019, Vol. 62, 2019, Page(s) 124--144
Publisher: SUMO User Conference

Enhanced Traffic Management Procedures of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in Transition Areas

Author(s): S. Maerivoet, K. Carlier, B. Ons, A. Wijbenga, S. Boerma, J. Vreeswijk, E. Mintsis, D. Koutras, V. Karagounis, X. Zhang, R. Blokpoel, A. Correa, R. Alms, Y.P. Flötteröd, J. Schindler
Published in: Proc. IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems (ISTS), 2020
Publisher: IEEE

Motorway merging assistant for automated vehicles

Author(s): R. Blokpoel, X. Zhang, D. Koutras, E. Mintsis
Published in: Proceedings of the 13th ITS European Congress, 2019
Publisher: ITS European Congress

ICT Infrastructure for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Transport in Transition Areas

Author(s): Meng Lu, Robbin Blokpoel, Julian Schindler, Sven Maerivoet, Evangelos Mintsis
Published in: Proceedings of 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, 16-19 April 2018, 2018
Publisher: TRA

Management of Transitions of Control in Mixed Traffic with Automated Vehicles

Author(s): Alejandro Correa, Sven Maerivoet, Evangelos Mintsis, Anton Wijbenga, Miguel Sepulcre, Michele Rondinone, Julian Schindler, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: 2018 16th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems Telecommunications (ITST), 2018, Page(s) 1-7, ISBN 978-1-5386-5544-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/itst.2018.8566961

Assessment of automated driving to design infrastructure-assisted driving at transition areas

Author(s): Anton Wijbenga, Jaap Vreeswijk, Julian Schindler, Evangelos Mintsis, Michele Rondinone, Miguel Sepulcre Ribes, Sven Maerivoet
Published in: 25th ITS World Congress, 17-21 September 2018, 2018
Publisher: ITS World

Assessment of ACC and CACC systems using SUMO

Author(s): Kallirroi N. Porfyri, Evangelos Mintsis, Evangelos Mitsakis
Published in: EPiC Series in Engineering volume 2, 2018, Page(s) 82-69
Publisher: EasyChair
DOI: 10.29007/r343

Infrastructure-based cooperative, connected and automated driving in a transition phase

Author(s): Lu, Meng; Blokpoel, Robbin; Schindler, Julian
Published in: 24th ITS World Conference, 29 October 2017, 2017
Publisher: ITS World Congress

Analysis of Message Generation Rules for Collective Perception in Connected and Automated Driving

Author(s): Gokulnath Thandavarayan, Miguel Sepulcre, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: 2019 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2019, Page(s) 134-139, ISBN 978-1-7281-0560-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ivs.2019.8813806

Mixing It Up: The Future of CAVs and the Mixed Vehicle Fleet

Author(s): Sven Maerivoet
Published in: The Signal, January 2019, 2019
Publisher: The Signal

Can Beacons be Compressed to Reduce the Channel Load in Vehicular Networks?

Author(s): Miguel Sepulcre, Pedro Tercero, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: IEEE Vehicular Network Conference (VNC), 05-07 December 2018, 2018
Publisher: IEEE Vehicular Network Conference (VNC)

Enhanced Traffic Management Procedures in Transitions Areas

Author(s): Sven Maerivoet, Jaap Vreeswijk, Anton Wijbenga, Julian Schindler, Leönhard Lucken, Evangelos Mintsis, Alejandro Correa, Robbin Blokpoel, Meng Lu
Published in: 13th European ITS Congress, 03-06 June 2019, 2019
Publisher: 13th European ITS Congress

Infrastructure Support for Cooperative Maneuvers in Connected and Automated Driving

Author(s): Alejandro Correa, Robert Alms, Javier Gozalvez, Miguel Sepulcre, Michele Rondinone, Robbin Blokpoel, Leonhard Lucken, Gokulnath Thandavarayan
Published in: 2019 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2019, Page(s) 20-25, ISBN 978-1-7281-0560-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ivs.2019.8814044

Management of Connected and Automated Vehicle Disengagements in the Vicinity of Work Zones

Author(s): Evangelos Mintsis, Alejandro Correa, Julian Schindler, Leönhard Lücken, Sven Maerivoet, Anton Wijbenga, Jaap Vreeswijk, Robbin Blokpoel, Meng Lu
Published in: 9th International Congress on Transportation Research (ICTR 2019), 24-25 October 2019, 2019
Publisher: 9th International Congress on Transportation Research (ICTR 2019)

Motorway merging assistant for automated vehicles

Author(s): Robbin Blokpoel, Xiaoyun Zhang, Dimitrios Koutras, Evangelos Mintsis
Published in: 13th ITS European Congress, 03-06 June 2019, 2019
Publisher: 13th ITS European Congress

Enhanced Traffic Management Procedures for Connected and Automated Vehicles in Transition Areas

Author(s): S. Maerivoet, K. Carlier, B. Ons, A. Wijbenga, S. Boerma, J. Vreeswijk, E. Mintsis, D. Koutras, V. Karagounis, X. Zhang, R. Blokpoel, A. Correa, R. Alms, Y.P. Flötteröd
Published in: 14th ITS European Congress, 2020
Publisher: ITS European Congress

Redundancy Mitigation in Cooperative Perception for Connected and Automated Vehicles

Author(s): Gokulnath Thandavarayan, Miguel Sepulcre, Javier Gozalvez
Published in: 2020 IEEE 91st Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2020-Spring), 2020, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-5207-3
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/vtc2020-spring48590.2020.9129445

Deployment of Traffic Separation for mitigating Vehicle Disengagements at Motorway Merge Areas

Author(s): E. Mintsis, V. Karagounis, K. N. Porfyri, S. Maerivoet, M. Rondinone, A. Wijbenga, J. Schindler, E. Mitsakis
Published in: 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2021
Publisher: International Congress on Transportation Research

Infrastructure-Supported Cooperative Automated Driving in Transition Areas

Author(s): Julian Schindler, Baldomero Coll-Perales, Xiaoyun Zhang, Michele Rondinone, Gokulnath Thandavarayan
Published in: 2020 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2020, Page(s) 1-8, ISBN 978-1-7281-9221-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/vnc51378.2020.9318392

On the Potential of V2X Message Compression for Vehicular Networks

Author(s): M. Sepulcre, J. Gozalvez, G. Thandavarayan, B. Coll-Perales, J. Schindler and M. Rondinone
Published in: IEEE Access, Vol. 8, 2020, Page(s) 214254-214268
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/access.2020.3041688

Generation of Cooperative Perception Messages for Connected and Automated Vehicles

Author(s): G. Thandavarayan, M. Sepulcre and J. Gozalvez
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 69, no. 12, 2020, Page(s) 16336-16341
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/tvt.2020.3036165

Main results and key findings: the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems

Author(s): M. Lu and E. Mitsakis
Published in: 2021 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, Vol. 13, no. 2, 2021
Publisher: IEEE

Cooperative Perception for Connected and Automated Vehicles: Evaluation and Impact of Congestion Control

Author(s): G. Thandavarayan, M. Sepulcre and J. Gozalvez
Published in: IEEE Access, Vol. 8, 2020, Page(s) 197665-197683
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/access.2020.3035119

Verkeersmanagement bij een ‘transition of control’

Author(s): S. Maerivoet
Published in: NM Magazine, Nr. 2, 2019, Page(s) 30-31
Publisher: NM Magazine

Infrastructure-assisted automated driving in transition areas

Author(s): J. Schindler, L. Lücken, A. Wijbenga, E. Mintsis, and S. Maerivoet
Published in: Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems: Towards High-Level Automated Driving, 2019
Publisher: IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

ICT infrastructure for automated driving

Author(s): R. Blokpoel and M. Lu
Published in: Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems: Towards High-Level Automated Driving, 2019
Publisher: IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

Digital infrastructure for cooperative and automated road transport

Author(s): M. Lu and J. Schindler
Published in: Smart Cities, Green Technologies and Intelligent Transport Systems, 2021
Publisher: Springer, Klein, C. et al (Eds)

Towards Collaborative Perception for Automated Vehicles in Heterogeneous Traffic

Author(s): Saifullah Khan, Franz Andert, Nicolai Wojke, Julian Schindler, Alejandro Correa, Anton Wijbenga
Published in: Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2018 - Smart Systems for Clean, Safe and Shared Road Vehicles, 2019, Page(s) 31-42, ISBN 978-3-319-99761-2
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99762-9_3

Cooperative system integration

Author(s): J. Schindler, D. Wesemeyer, A. Leich, M. Rondinone, and T. Walter
Published in: Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems: Towards High-Level Automated Driving, 2019
Publisher: IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)

Prototyping and Evaluation of Infrastructure-Assisted Transition of Control for Cooperative Automated Vehicles

Author(s): Baldomero Coll-Perales, Joschua Schulte-Tigges, Michele Rondinone, Javier Gozalvez, Michael Reke, Dominik Matheis, Thomas Walter
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020, Page(s) 1-17, ISSN 1524-9050
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tits.2021.3061085