Advancing Intersection Management by Utilizing Cost Effective Intelligent Vehicle Concepts and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Techniques
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Master of Science in Applied Engineering (M.S.A.E.)
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Thesis (open access)
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Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) is a growing field of research which focuses on the alleviation of traffic congestion and road accidents caused by miscommunication or confusion of human drivers. Intelligent Intersection Management is a subdivision of ITS which focuses on the seamless management of vehicles arriving at, traversing and exiting intersections to prevent congestion and collision within or around the intersection. This research sought to develop a cost effective method of implementing wireless Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communication based Intelligent Intersection Management, by employing the use of 1:4.5 scale version autonomous vehicle prototypes, on a similarly scaled four-way intersection. This was accomplished by employing Robot Operating System (ROS) on a single board computer platform which communicated comma-separated integers via Zigbee XBee radio transceivers to prioritize navigation of vehicles arriving at the intersection based on arrival time and the vehicles’ projected paths.
Ibru, Bernard O., "Advancing Intersection Management by Utilizing Cost Effective Intelligent Vehicle Concepts and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication Techniques" (2017). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1680.
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