Carnegie Mellon University
Monte Carlo Road Safety Reasoning

Adrian E. Broadhurst, Simon Baker, and Takeo Kanade
IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV2005), June, 2005, pp. 319 - 324.

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This paper presents a framework for reasoning about the future motion of multiple objects in a road scene. Unlike previous approaches, we do not look for known dangerous configurations of objects, but rather we reason about the future paths of all objects in the scene, and assess their danger. Monte Carlo path planning is used to generate a probability distribution for the possible future motion of every car in the scene.

This framework can be used to either control the car, or to display warnings for the driver.

Artificial Intelligence, Path planning, Monte Carlo, Road, Safety

Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Vision for Safe Driving
Associated Project(s): Prediction & Planning
Number of pages: 6

Text Reference
Adrian E. Broadhurst, Simon Baker, and Takeo Kanade, "Monte Carlo Road Safety Reasoning," IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV2005), June, 2005, pp. 319 - 324.

BibTeX Reference
   author = "Adrian E Broadhurst and Simon Baker and Takeo Kanade",
   title = "Monte Carlo Road Safety Reasoning",
   booktitle = "IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV2005)",
   pages = "319 - 324",
   publisher = "IEEE",
   month = "June",
   year = "2005",