Complexity in cooperative traffic situations: event discrete modelling for automatic vehicle guidance

  • contact:

    Hannes Weinreuter

  • funding:

    German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Partner:

    Institute of Human and Industrial Engineering (IFAB, KIT)


Most traffic situtations in Germany, especially in inner city traffic, are regulated by the German Traffic Laws. In situations that are not clearly regulated, for example at symmetrical narrow passages or at unregulated intersections, implicit communication is often used. The aim of this project is to facilitate cooperation between automatic and non-automatic vehicles. For that the behavior of human drivers in such situations is observed to derrive models for behaiour decisions of automatic vehicles. This project is funded within the priority program 1835 "Cooperatively Interacting Automobiles" of the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Video with several cooperative situations