Autonomous Driving and Driver Assistance Systems


This 4th edition of the special session covers all issues related specifically to autonomous driving of robotic vehicles, namely those moving in roads, streets and similar pathways, as well as techniques to detect and recognize other agents and features of the environment to assist human drivers. This covers research and development topics both on perception and control, as listed in topics lists proposed for this special session.


  • Vision, lidar and radar perception

  • Sensor calibration

  • Multimodal sensor fusion

  • Perception in challenging conditions

  • Scene understanding

  • Software architectures for autonomous vehicles

  • Special sensors for autonomous navigation

  • Driver-vehicle interaction and assisted driving

  • Navigation, motion planning and maneuvering

  • Vehicle dynamics and control

  • Outdoors SLAM

  • V2V and V2I communications

  • Simulation of automotive setups

  • Learning based perception and control


  • Vitor Santos, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

  • Angel Sappa, CVC Barcelona, Spain

  • Miguel Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

  • Arturo de la Escalera, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

More information on the Special Session website