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Traffic Negotiation at Intersections

Design a decision logic model for negotiating traffic lights

Navigating through road intersections is one of the challenges in fully automated driving. For safe navigation, traffic at the road intersections are usually regulated by the traffic lights. Autonomous vehicles must be equipped to understand the traffic signals and the traffic at these regulated intersections. As the vehicle approaches an intersection monitored by a traffic light, it must be capable of making decisions such as speed control and stop condition. In such an automated negotiation environment, you will need a decision logic and control system to:

  • Mediate between the traffic lights and the ego vehicle.

  • Accelerate or decelerate the ego vehicle based on the states of the traffic lights.

These examples show how to design a decision logic and controller model for automatically negotiating traffic lights at intersections.