• US 20100023183A1
  • Filed: 07/24/2008
  • Published: 01/28/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/24/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for classifying a driver'"'"'s driving style of a vehicle, said system comprising.a plurality of vehicle sensors providing sensor measurement signals;

  • a maneuver identification processor responsive to the sensor signals from the plurality of vehicle sensors, said maneuver identification processor identifying different characteristic maneuvers of the vehicle and providing maneuver identifier signals identifying the characteristic maneuvers; and

    a style characterization processor responsive to the maneuver identifier signals and the sensor measurement signals, said style characterization processor including separate classifiers for each different type of maneuver, said classifiers being selected based on the maneuver identifier signal to classify driving style using sensor signals corresponding to a particular maneuver, each classifier providing a driver style classification signal that identifies the type of driver driving the vehicle for the particular maneuver, said style characterization processor further including a first combiner that receives and combines the style classification signals from each of the selected classifiers and provides a combined style classification signal for a single one of several different maneuvers.

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