KIT – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) team comes from the Institute of Measurement and Control (MRT).

MRT specializes in the development of autonomous vehicles, from sensor calibration, via environment perception, localization and scene understanding towards decision making and motion planning.

Institute of Measurement and Control (MRT)

Research Topic

Model Assessment and Extension for Responsibility-Sensitive Safety

The Responsibility-Sensitive Safety (RSS) concept imposes rules for acceptable behavior of automated vehicles. These rules include parameters that describe properties of vehicle dynamics and human reaction. Our research focuses on quantitative RSS model validation and identification of its parameters. For this purpose, natural human driving data is analyzed from suitable datasets, like HighD or INTERACTION. Since traffic rule compliance is essential for responsible driving, we further focus on an extension towards including the right of way in crossing, merging and lane change scenarios.

Research Team

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Stiller

Head of Institute

Phone +49 721 608-42325

Dr. Eduardo José Molinos Vicente

Research Assistant

Phone +49 721 608-43174

Dr.-Ing. Maximilian Naumann

Group Leader

Phone +49 721 608-45627

M.Sc. Florian Wirth

Research Assistant

Phone +49 721 608-42690