Reliable and safe maps for automated driving

The industry’s first comprehensive technical document on HD map safety


Reliable and safe maps for automated driving

Table of contents

  • Highly reliable maps: use cases
  • Interrelationships between safety areas
  • Derivation of safety requirements for maps
  • Differences between the map and reality
  • Remaining challenges


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Using map data in automated driving applications raises the questions: Which applications require it? Can it be used for safety-related functions? In what ways can highly reliable maps be made?
In this TechPaper Steffen Kuhn and Yali Wang examine these questions in depth, describe some technical implementation approaches, and indicate the unsolved problems.


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