RISK ASSESSMENT FOR AN AUTOMATED VEHICLE

  • US 20150112731A1
  • Filed: 10/18/2013
  • Published: 04/23/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/18/2013
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method in an electronic processing system comprising a memory and one or more processors, the method comprising:

  • receiving, at the electronic processing system, operational data generated by one or more subsystems of a vehicle and indicative of a percentage of time the vehicle is driven according to an automated control mode in which an automated driving system controls at least velocity, braking and steering of the vehicle;

    receiving, at the electronic processing system, sensor data representing information collected by a sensor located on or in the vehicle, wherein the sensor is (i) a camera device, (ii) a radar device, (iii) a lidar device, or (iv) a sonar device, that is configured to sense an environment external to the vehicle;

    storing (i) the received operational data, and (ii) the received sensor data, in the memory; and

    determining, via the one or more processors and based on (i) the stored operational data and (ii) the stored sensor data, a risk indicator representing a risk of loss associated with the vehicle, wherein determining the risk indicator includes comparing the percentage of time the vehicle is driven according to the automated control mode to a plurality of percent ranges, each of the plurality of percent ranges corresponding to a different one of a plurality of risk indicators.

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