ADAS, Case Studies, Vehicle Automation

It’s all about Safety and Validation - Case Study by Karl-Heinz Glander, ZF

In the course of Automotive Tech.AD 2018 Karl-Heinz Glander, Chief Engineer for Automated Driving and Integral Cognitive Safety at ZF Group, held a case study on safety and validation in automated vehicles. During his presentation, Karl-Heinz focused on the following aspects:

Introduction into ISO DPAS 21448 (SOTIF - Safety of the intended functionality)
SOTIF and ISO26262
Verification and validation of automated vehicles: Extending of SOTIF for automated driving
Updates on validation of AI algorithms

About Karl-Heinz Glander

From 1995 to 2004 Mr. Glander worked within particle physics and gained detailed experience in detector / sensor physics, pattern recognition, tracking and fusion algorithms. From end of 2004 to mid of 2009 he worked for Siemens VDO, later Continental on the algorithm development for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. Some of the highlights were the development of the blind spot detection algorithm for Siemens VDO 24GHZ UWB FMCW phase-monopulse radar for US market for Mazda and European Market for Volvo Truck.

After the merge of Continental and Siemens VDO he was responsible for all 24GHz algorithms and customer functions for 77GHz, Lidar and Camera, take as example the Emergency Braking module for BMW iBrake, sensor-independent Forward Collision Alert or GPS-supported Speed Limit Assist. Mid 2009 he changed for TRW for the ECU development for Active Restraint Systems and Steering Wheel electronics. Since February 2014 he is technical responsible for the automated driving program at TRW.

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