Electronics, Connectivity, IoT, Smart City Technical Sessions - Program - WCX™ World Congress Experience

Connectivity, IoT, Smart City, Automotive Electronics Technical Sessions

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Session Descriptions

ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: General

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ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Localization

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ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Perception/Sensing

This session will focus on advanced technologies and processes utilized in the implementation of sensing systems for ADAS and Autonomous systems.  Specific technologies such as camera, LIDAR, and Radar are addressed, and integration of these sensing systems with mapping, GPS, and localization processes are also taken into account.  The session will also address any other systems or processes directly related to the perception process development and testing.

ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Behavioral and Path planning

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ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Driver Interface and Human Factors

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ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Modeling, Simulation and Testing

This session focuses on modeling, simulation and testing methodologies and processes for ADAS and automated vehicle systems. Current ADAS systems are addressed, such as automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control. The challenges of implementation, and evaluation of enhanced ADAS systems and higher-level automated vehicle systems (L3 & above) are key focuses of this session, including key provisions for safety and industry-processes for validation and verification.

ADAS and Autonomous Vehicle System: Advanced Topics for AVS

Recent advancements in connected vehicles and machine learning systems is transforming AVS research and allowing for a new era of cooperative automated  driving. Such emerging topics in automated vehicle systems provide an opportunity to resolve challenging AVS problems ranging from perception to decision making.  These topics include, but not limited to, End-to-End automated driving using machine learning, cooperative connected and AVS, sensor data sharing and vehicles intention prediction.

Automotive Embedded Software and Systems: Electronics Modeling and Simulation

New trends in the automotive fields such as electrification, automation and connectivity, impose new challenges for designing future automotive embedded systems. This session will focus on the  the diversification and specialization of models and simulation platforms. This session provides a great opportunity for practitioners from both academia and industry to rethink the design of future automotive embedded systems to accommodate high efficiency, safety and security requirements

Automotive Embedded Software and Systems: Electronics Testing and Validation

This session focuses on various aspects of electronics testing. Topics are generally related to Verification and Validation, but also include performance based testing. The topics include many vehicle systems such as chassis electronics, active safety electronics and infotainment.

Automotive Embedded Software and Systems: Hardware and Software Design

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Automotive Embedded Software and Systems: Software Engineering

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Foundations of Automobile Electronics: Big Data

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Foundations of Automobile Electronics: Cybersecurity

This session focuses on cybersecurity for cyber-physical vehicle systems.  Topics include: design, development and implementation of security-critical cyber-physical vehicle systems, cybersecurity design, development, and implementation strategies, analysis methodologies, process and life-cycle management, comparisons of system safety and cybersecurity, etc.  Application areas include: security-critical automotive systems as well as other security-critical ground vehicle and aviation systems.

Foundations of Automobile Electronics: Electromagnetics and Antennas

Now-a-days use of electromagnetics in automotive system design involves engineering high performance and cost-effective antennas for communication, navigation, ADAS, RKE, TPMS, Infotainment, and wireless sensors for vehicle health monitoring while minimizing undesired effects.  This session covers the development, analysis (including computer-based simulation methods), and testing of the intentional and unintentional electromagnetic environment of today’s automotive systems.

Foundations of Automobile Electronics: Reliability, Diagnostics & Prognostics for Safety Critical Electronic Systems

On Board Diagnostics have been around for a long time and are well understood and standardized.  Huge amounts of diagnostic data have piled up over the years.  Many variants and dimensions must be supported.  Fortunately, the data is machine readable.  This presentation provides an overview of the evolution of big data techniques to promote prognostic development and shows some case studies for the next generation of prognostics development.

Foundations of Automobile Electronics: Vehicle Networks and Communication

Vehicle networks and communication protocols play a key role in meeting today's complex system requirements and product flexibility.  This session will explore the challenges and future prospects for vehicle communication networks and protocols.  Topics include the areas of network design, protocol design, network-enabled vehicle functions, network integration, network and protocol testing, network bus technology, CAN, CAN-FD, J1939, Ethernet, and FlexRay.

Smart Transportation and Infrastructure: General - VIoT/Data Analytics

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Smart Transportation and Infrastructure: Connectivity/V2X

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Smart Transportation and Infrastructure: Intelligent Transport Systems

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) includes smart vehicles, smart roads, and infrastructure, then link them together.
This session will provide the latest ITS research, development, and deployment around the world, especially focusing on smart infrastructure, sustainability/environment-friendly transportation, smart city, and core-technologies to support ITS.

AI and Machine Learning

This session addresses the real-world and theoretical methods and advanced AI and machine learning algorithms and their applications. The presentations may include potential applications to automotive engineering topics such as vehicle design, validation, system modeling, prediction modeling, fuel efficient controls, autonomous controls, and perception subsystems.

Electrification - Vehicle Charging

This session is focusing on Vehicle Charging for EVs and PHEVs. The following are some of the topics that are being presented:  High Voltage Vehicle Wireless Charging; High voltage Vehicle Charging Standards; New/innovative solutions and concerns for the existing Vehicle Charging Level 1, Level 2, and DC Fast Charging (Level 3).

Electrification - New Component Technology

This session is focusing on new technology for Electrified Vehicles. The following are some of the topics that are being presented:  Contactor technology, IGBT technology and IGBT Heatsinks technology to improve vehicle charging and performance.

Electrification - Controls

This session is focusing on controls for Electrified Vehicles. The following are some of the topics that are being presented:  Energy and Power management for electrified vehicle; HVAC controls for electrified vehicle to improve performance and battery life.

Biomimicry for the Development of Automated Vehicles

This session focuses on studying the patterns of bees, fish, birds and other creatures to then model and simulate for development of algorithms of automated vehicles.

Updates on the Cooperative Automated Transportation (CAT) Coalition

The Cooperative Automated Transportation Coalition (CAT) serves as a collaborative focal point for federal, state and local government officials, academia, industry and their related associations to address critical program and technical issues associated with the nationwide deployment of connected and automated vehicles on streets and highways.  This session will provide in-depth presentations on the latest work in Infrastructure, Vehicle, Standards, and Policy.