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Cyber Physical Systems in Surface Transportation

NSF Transportation CPS
January 23, 2014

Presentation Outline

  • Government Interests
     
    • Safety, mobility, environment
       
  • Government orientation
     
  • Need for cooperation

CPS Impact

  • Safety
     
    • Avoid crashes (time between crashes), reduce crash severity
       
  • Mobility
     
    • Improve system reliability
       
  • Environment
     
    • Decrease energy, natural resource needs

Connected Systems

  • New Data
     
  • New Communications
     
    • V2X, V2V
       
    • DSRC, Cellular, etc.
       
  • Enabling Technologies
     
    • Localization and mapping
       
    • Extended situational awareness

Assessing Performance

  • Massive New Data
     
    • Roadside sensors
       
    • Vehicle based sensors
       
  • Predictive Modeling
     
    • Actionable information
       
  • Control
     
    • From macro to micro

Human Behavior

  • Shared Control
     
    • Human-in-the-loop
       
    • Driver monitoring
       
  • Test beds
     
    • Driving simulators
       
    • Controlled courses
       
    • Naturalistic driving
       
    • Hybrid

Government Research

  • Continued Focus on Connected Infrastructure and Vehicle Systems
     
    • Enabling technologies
       
    • Scaling cyber physical systems
       
    • Testing and evaluation
       
  • Future Focus on Systems for Assessing Performance
     
    • Infrastructure asset monitoring and control

Thank You

FHWA EAR Program

https://highways.dot.gov/research/exploratory-advanced-research

FHWA Saxton Transportation Operations Laboratory

https://highways.dot.gov/laboratories/saxton-transportation-operations-laboratory/saxton-transportation-operations-laboratory

USDOT ITS JPO
www.its.dot.gov/testbed.htm

David Kuehn, Program Manager
(202) 493-3414 or david.kuehn@dot.gov