Journal of Sensors

Sensors in Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles

Publishing date
01 Dec 2021
Submission deadline
13 Aug 2021

1Tecnológico Nacional de México en Celaya, Celaya, Mexico

2Cátedras CONACyT - TecNM Celaya, Celaya, Mexico

3Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

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Sensors in Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles

This issue is now closed for submissions.


Since the last century, companies and research groups have worked to develop autonomous land vehicles to reduce road accidents, improve traffic on the streets, and expand the comfort and security of onboard users.

In order to control the driving of autonomous vehicles, it is necessary to identify exact and precise sensors of two types, proprioceptive and exteroceptive, to determine their relative position, the signals of transit, and their position on the earth with respect to other vehicles or entities around them. In addition, autonomous vehicles need internal sensors that determine velocity, acceleration, and the state of components, among other factors.

For these reasons, the objective of this Special Issue is to offer a collection of information related to technological developments aiming to monitor and to control the driving of autonomous vehicles in order to make them safer and more comfortable. Such knowledge will enhance the development of vehicles capable of perceiving the environment that surrounds them, as well as navigation with better autonomy. Original research and review articles are welcome.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Sensors for global and relative Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicle localization
  • Sensors for quality control of Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicle driving
  • Sensors for transit signals detection and recognition in Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Sensors for detecting dynamic objects around Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Sensor for environmental variables in Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Sensor technologies for remote Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles monitoring
  • Lidar and radar applications for Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Proximity sensor applications for Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Video camera applications for Autonomous Terrestrial Vehicles
  • Sensor information fusion and management of variables in Autonomous TerrestrialVehicles
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