1:30 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

Dr. Hans-Peter Schöner
(Senior Automotive Expert, Driving Simulation Association
Former Head of Driving Simulation & Vehicle Testing, Daimler AG)

« Automotive Needs and Expectations towards Next Generation Driving Simulation »


Fitzgerald Room I

Simulation data interface standardization
with the participation of

  • Dr. Klaus Estenfeld (ASAM)
  • Mr. Martin Schleicher (Elektrobit / Chairman NDS)
  • Mr. Hans Grezlikowsky (Daimler)
  • Mr. Guillaume Millet (AV Simulation)
  • Mr. Gilles Gallée (ANSYS-Optis)

Moderated by Dr. Hans-Peter Schöner (DSA, formerly Daimler)

Fitzgerald Room II

Interactions in VR environments
with the participation of

  • Dr. Naufal Saad (University of Technology of Petronas)
  • Dr. Jean-Rémy Chardonnet (Arts et Métiers)
  • Mr. Stéphane Régnier (Renault)
  • Dr. Lionel Bennes (ANSYS-Optis)
  • Mr. Fabrice Malaingre (Theoris)

Moderated by Pr. Andras Kemeny (Renault, Arts et Métiers)

Armstrong Room

Operational Standards for driving simulators
with the participation of:

more information available soon

Moderated by Dr. Jens Haecker (Daimler)

Antipolis Auditorium
5:30 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

Dr. Mike Blommer (Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company)
« Ford’s use of driving simulation technology for automated driving feature development »

9 am
Antipolis Auditorium
9:30 am

Antipolis Auditorium

Ms. Nadine Leclair (Senior VP, Expert Fellow, Member of Board of Directors, Renault)
« Connected and autonomous vehicles, a major challenge for the automotive industry »

10 am

Antipolis Auditorium

Pr. Jelte Bos (Professor, TNO)
« Motion sickness, simulator sickness and automated vehicles »

11 am

SESSION A – Motion sickness
Antipolis Auditorium

11 am – A simulation sickness study on a driving simulator equipped with a vibration platform
G. Lucas (Renault, Arts et Métiers), A. Kemeny, D. Paillot, F. Colombet

11:30 am – Modelling visual-vestibular integration and behavioural adaptation in the driving simulator
G. Markkula (University of Leeds), R. Romano, R. Waldram, O. Gilles, C. Mole, R. Wilkie

12 pm – Identification and evaluation of influences on the occurrence of simulator sickness
Y. Forster (BMW Group), S. Hergeth, T-A. Kugler, E. Krichbaum, A. Keinath

12:30 pm
2:30 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

Pr. Natasha Merat (Professor, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds)
« Driver-in-the-Loop Simulation for Human Factors Challenges and Opportunities of Automated Vehicles »

3 pm
3:15 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

SESSION B – Human Factors and Automated Vehicles

3:15 pm – Human behavior understanding when using Head-Up Display systems in autonomous driving situations
J. A. Betancur Ramirez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana), J. Plouzeau, F. Merienne, D. R. Suarez Venegas

3:45 pm – Projection-Based External Human Machine Interfaces – Enabling Interaction between Automated Vehicles and Pedestrians
A. Dietrich (Technical University of Munich), J-H. Willrodt, K. Wagner, K. Bengler

Fitzgerald Room

SESSION C – Motion I

3:15 pm – Offline Motion Simulation Framework: Optimizing Motion Simulator Trajectories and Parameters
M. Katliar (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, University of Freiburg), M. Olivari, F. M. Drop, S. Nooij, M. Diehl, H. H. Bülthoff

3:45 pm – Improving Motion Cueing Algorithm using Position-Velocity off-diagonal MPC weights
M. Arash (Deakin University), A. Houshyar, M. Shady, N. Saeid

 4:15 pm
5 pm

Antipolis Auditorium


AV Simulation, Emmanuel Chevrier (CEO)

Optis/Ansys, Jacques Delacour (CEO)

JRC, Mr. Masaru Ishikawa

Fitzgerald Room


5 pm – Experimental evaluation of an optimization-based motion cueing algorithm
F. Ellensohn (Technical University of Munich), J. Venrooij, M. Schwienbacher, D. Rixen

5:30 pm – Solving the Constrained Problem in Model Predictive Control based Motion Cueing Algorithm with a Neural Network Approach
C. Rengifo (Renault, Arts et Métiers), J-R. Chardonnet, D. Paillot, H. Mohellebi, A. Kemeny

6 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

Dr. Serge Tisseron (Member of the French Academy of Technologies)
« Why did Humans invent Virtual Reality? »

7:30 pm
8 pm
9 am

Antipolis Auditorium

Pr. James Oliver
(Professor, Iowa State University, Director, Virtual Reality Applications Center)

« Virtual and Augmented Reality: From Promise to Productivity »

9:30 amBREAK
9:45 am

Antipolis Auditorium

SESSION E – Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

9:45 am – Testing cooperative intelligent transport systems in driving simulators
M. Aramrattana (VTI, Halmstad University), A. Andersson, H. Burden, F. Reichenberg, N. Mellegard

10:15 am – A Simulation Framework for Testing a Conceptual Hierarchical Autonomous Traffic Management System including an Intelligent External Traffic Simulation
S. Henning (Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn), P. Biemelt, N. Rüddenklau, S. Gausemeier, A. Trächtler

Fitzgerald Room


9:45 am – Model Predictive Motion Cueing: Online Prediction and Washout Tuning
F. M. Drop (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), M. Olivari, M. Katliar, H. H. Bülthoff

10:15 am – A Model Predictive Motion Cueing Strategy for a 5-Degree-of-Freedom Driving Simulator with Hybrid Kinematics
P. Biemelt (Heinz Nixdorf Institute, University of Paderborn), S. Henning, N. Rüddenklau, S. Gausemeier, A. Trächtler

10:45 am
11:30 am

Antipolis Auditorium

SESSION G – Virtual Prototyping

11:30 am – Validation of a Fixed-Base Driving Simulator to Assess Behavioural Effects of Road Geometrics
M. Bassani (Politecnico di Torino), L. Catani, A. A. Ignazzi, M. Piras

12 pm – Assessing dynamics of heavy vehicles in a driving simulator
S. Kharrazi (VTI), B. Augusto, N. Fröjd

Fitzgerald Room

SESSION H – Driving simulators design

11:30 am – Driving simulator motion base right sizing
E. Sadraei (University of Leeds), R. Romano, S. Jamson, G. Markkula, H. Jamson

12 pm – Driving Simulators with Hexapod Motion System: Adding a Yaw Turntable
M. Olivari (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), F. Drop, M. Katliar, H. H. Bülthoff

12:30 pm
2:30 pm

Antipolis Auditorium

SESSION I – Simulation

2:30 pm – KEYNOTE

George Drettrakis
(Research Director, INRIA)

« Algorithms for Image-Based Rendering with an Application for Driving Simulation »

3 pm – An Objective Assessment of the Utility of a Driving Simulator for Low Mu Testing
R. Romano (University of Leeds), G. Markkula, E. Boer, H. Jamson, A. Bean, A. Tomlinson, A. Horrobin, E. Sadraei

3:30 pm – Driving Simulation Technologies for Sensor Simulation in SIL and HIL Environments (short paper)
G. Sievers (dSPACE), C. Seiger, M. Peperhowe, H. Krumm, S. Graf

3:50 pm – Simulation of driving scenarios from physical scenes (short paper)
E. Gouraud (Renault SW Labs), L. Juste, P. Remusan, P. Reynaud

4:10 pm – Generation of Highway Sections for Automated Test Case Creation (short paper)
U. Noyer (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.), M. Scholz, A. Richter

Fitzgerald Room

SESSION J – Short papers

2:30 pm – Effects in latency in immersive display systems for Virtaul Reality and Driving Simulation
B. Perroud (Renault, Arts et Métiers), S. Regnier, A. Kemeny, F. Merienne

2:50 pm – Dynamic Glare Simulation in Virtual Night Driving
S. Strebel (Porsche), C. Neumann

3:10 pm – Large scale collaborative autonomous vehicle simulation and analysis using smartphones
A. Kemeny (Renault, Arts et Métiers), E. Icart, A. Sepchat, F. Colombet, S. Espié, J-R. Chardonnet

3:30 pm – Exploring the suitability of virtual reality for driving simulation
B. Blissing (VTI), F. Bruzelius

3:50 pm – A Data-driven Verification Framework for Active Safety Functions
M. Elgharbawy (Daimler), I. Scherhaufer, M. Frey, F. Gauterin

4:10 pm – Ideal Trajectory: how Augmented Reality in Video Games Increases Players’ Performance. Inspiration for Real Driving Experience
S. Langlois (Renault), N. Grandjean

4:30 pm
4:40 pm
Antipolis Auditorium

The posters are presented during the breaks and on Thursday 6th.

The Influence of Motion Scaling on the Driver’s Discrimination of Longitudinal Acceleration
E. Baumgartner (FKFS), A. Ronellenfitsch, H-C. Reuss, D. Schramm

Prototyping and evaluation of an automated driving system in the SHERPA simulator
M. A. Benloucif (Université de Valenciennes), J. Floris, P. Simon, C. Sentouh, S. Debernard, J-C. Popieul

Seeing, Feeling, and Assessing Self-Motion In Real and Virtual Environments
J. E. Bos (TNO, Vrije Universiteit), E.C.M. Berg-Kroon, M. M.J. Houben, O. X. Kuiper

Gaze behavior during take-over after a long period of autonomous driving: A pilot study
A. Bourrelly (Aix-Marseille University), C. Jacobé de Naurois, A. Zran, F. Rampillon, J-L. Vercher, C. Bourdin

An MPC based Motion Cueing Algorithm with sideslip dynamics
M. Bruschetta (University of Padova), D. L. Mendola, A. Beghi, D. Minen

A Scenario-based Verification Framework for Truck Platooning
M. Elgharbawy (Daimler, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), H. Elsayed, A. Birlet, M. Frey, F. Gauterin

The Influence of the Center of Rotation on the Simulation Quality using an Offline Optimization-Based Motion Cueing Algorithm
P. Erler (TU Darmstadt), S. Thein, S. Rinderknecht

Fast MPC based MCA development and application
Z. Fang (Renault), M. Tsushima, N. Machida, F. Colombet, D. Wautier, A. Kemeny

Virtual Testing and the Test Bed Lower Saxony – Services and Applications
M. Fischer (DLR), A. Wodtke, J. Mazzega, F. Köster

Comparing driving behavior in real and simulation conditions
E. M. Gemonet (Aix-Marseille University, Groupe PSA), V. Honnet, M. Poueyo, S. Masfrand, D. R. Mestre

Smart IoT for Mobility: Automating of Mobility Value Chain through the Adoption of Smart Contracts within IoT Platforms
P. Guitton-Ouhamou (Renault Software Labs), F. Verdier, T. Marteu, F. Mallet, P. Collet, A. Festré, P. De Fillippi, R. Bernhard, L. Arena, B. Miramond, A. Attour, M. Ballatore, M. Chessa

Improving reproduction of NVH characteristics of vehicles in a full-vehicle driving simulator
C. Holzapfel (Universität Stuttgart), J. Pitz, M. Kehrer, H-C. Reuss

Design and implementation of dynamic scenarios for Virtual Test Drives
M. Kehrer (FKFS), J. Pitz, H-C. Reuss

Framework for Testing Autonomous Control System in the Loop: Localisation of a Low-Speed Autonomous Pod in the Virtual Environment using Realistic Emulated Sensor Data
G. Lee (University of Warwick), A. N. Raouf, J. Groenewald, S. Brewerton, G. Dhadyalla, P. Jennings

Error minimizing motion cueing algorithm based on adaptive tilt coordination for longitudinal movements
T. Miunske (FKFS), H-C. Reuss, J-O. Pitz, A. Janeba

Comparable Evaluation of a 3DOF Mid-Size Simulator Concept
A. Parduzi (BMW Group), F. Bezikofer, E. Comulada, S. Marker

Gender differences affect enjoyment in HMD virtual reality simulation
S. Rangelova (Robert Bosch), N. Marsden

Night Drive Simulation: A Tool for Dynamic and Interactive Lighting System Assessment
M. C. Reiter (Ford-Werke), M. Koherr, M. Gottschalk, A. Steghafner, A. van Bilsen, E. Tramoy

Technical and experimental aspects of driving simulator studies: Towards Defining Operating Standards for Driving Simulators used in vehicle development
H. Schmieder (Daimler), K. Nagel, J. Haecker

Driving simulator architectures for modern collaborative science with complex multi-component integration
A. M. Tomlinson (University of Leeds), R. Romano, G. Markkulas

Driving Simulator in Brazil: Initial implementations in a Drivers Training Center
R. Torres (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

The final program may change.