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Software Science, Technology and Engineering, IEEE International Conference on (2005)
Herzlia, Israel
Feb. 22, 2005 to Feb. 23, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2335-8
pp: 13-22
T. Sharon , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
T. Selker , Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
ABSTRACT
Car accidents are a major concern. Consequently, a lot of research is carried out on car user interfaces. For each such research, usually a special simulator or car is developed, algorithms and tools are redeveloped, and similar issues arise. We propose CarCoach, an educational car system, based on a generalized layered architecture. We present the system design, the intelligent modular architecture, its layers, including details of some of its relevant modules. Using the Chrysler 300M IT-Edition car as a platform, a prototype was implemented and initial experimentation was carried out and is reported. We demonstrate that CarCoach provides a flexible environment for car research and support of varied car applications.
INDEX TERMS
Computer architecture, Vehicle crash testing, Prototypes, Costs, Feedback, Application software, Laboratories, Computer science, Road accidents, User interfaces
CITATION

T. Sharon, T. Selker, L. Wagner and A. Frank, "CarCoach: a generalized layered architecture for educational car systems," Proceedings. IEEE International Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering. SwSTE '05(SWSTE), Herzlia, Israel, , pp. 13-22.
doi:10.1109/SWSTE.2005.9
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