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COMPANION-Towards Co-operative Platoon Management of Heavy-Duty Vehicles
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Applied Physics, Biomedical and X-ray Physics.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3672-5316
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2015 (English)In: IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, IEEE , 2015, 1267-1273 p.Conference paper (Refereed)Text
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The objective of the EU project COMPANION is to develop co-operative mobility technologies for supervised vehicle platooning, in order to improve fuel efficiency and safety for goods transport. The potential social and environmental benefits inducted by heavy-duty vehicle platoons have been largely proven. However, until now, the creation, coordination, and operation of such platoons have been mostly neglected. In addition, the regulation and standardization of coordinated platooning, together with its acceptance by the end-users and the society need further attention and research. In this paper we give an overview over the project and present the architecture of the off-board and onboard platforms of the COMPANION cooperative platoon management system. Furthermore, the consortium reports on the first results of the human factors for platooning, legislative analysis of platooning aspects, clustering and optimization of platooning plans and prediction of congestion due to planned special events. Finally, we present the method of validation of the system via simulation and trials.

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IEEE , 2015. 1267-1273 p.
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Human computer interaction, Intelligent systems, Intelligent vehicle highway systems, Sustainable development, Transportation, End users, Eu projects, Fuel efficiency, Goods transport, Heavy duty vehicles, Management systems, Social and environmental, Vehicles
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Interaction Technologies
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-181129DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2015.208ISI: 000376668801054ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84950261884ISBN: 9781467365956OAI: diva2:901010
18th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC 2015, 15 September 2015 through 18 September 2015

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Available from: 2016-02-05 Created: 2016-01-29 Last updated: 2016-06-27Bibliographically approved

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