Presentations and Posters

Here, you can find the presentations and posters presented during the mid-term event.

The video recordings of the event can be found >>here.


From OD over ODD to FUC and Scenarios

Functional Use Cases: Characteristic Scenarios for the Evaluation of Urban Driving Automation

Exemplary Customer Function

Positive Risk Balance (PRB)

Challenges in Generating an Item Definition for an Automated Driving System (ADS)

The VVM Glossary

Identification and Analysis of Criticality Phenomena within the GIDAS Database

Structuring the Scenario Space using Abstract Scenarios

Evasion Threat Metrics (ETM): A Contribution to the Criticality Assessment

CriSys - SW Framework

MerLin Criticality

Modeling and Analysis of Causal Relations

Risk Modelling

Identifying hazards using a maneuver-based behavior description

Digital Dependability identities – a Concept to manage Complexity

PSM Formalization - computable rules

PSM Software Implementation


Verification & Validation


Structure of Verification and Validation
Jürgen Nuffer (Fraunhofer)

An Approach for Decomposition and Analysis
Julian Pott (Ford), Matthias Rauschenbach (Fraunhofer)

A Story of Scenarios - From Data and Knowledge to Scenarios for Testing
Andreas Bussler (Volkswagen), Nicolas Wagener (RWTH Aachen)

Technical Test Orchestration – Deriving Technical Test Specifications and Ensuring Test Automation
Martin Doerr (ZF), Slavisa Krebs-Radic (ZF)

Test Technologies and Infrastructure for Verification and Validation of AD Systems
Christian King (FZI), Jonathan Millitzer (Fraunhofer)

Validation of Test Infrastructure - From Cause Trees to a Validated System Simulation
Gerhard Schunk (Valeo), Philipp Rosenberger (TU Darmstadt)


From Capabilities to System Elements

Insights into the Testinstance Vehicle-in-the-Loop

Scenario Concepts to derive Scenarios from Data for the Test

Validation of Test Infrastructure I: From Cause Trees to a Valid System Simulation

Validation of Test Infrastructure II: Software in the Loop Sensor Simulation Environment

Validation of Test Infrastructure III: Perception tests on a Cobot HiL

Learning-Driven Product Lifecycle & In-Service Monitoring and Reporting System

Scenario-based testing at scale I

Scenario-based testing at scale II

Component Testing with Mechanical Hardware-in-the-loop

Empirical Validation of Simulation Results

Extraction and Resimulation of Scenarios from the Test Area (TAF BW) in Karlsruhe

Seamless Testing of Urban Scenarios in the Simulation and on the Proving Ground

Adverse Weather Validation for Automated Driving Systems (ADS)

Analysis of Real Pedestrian Dynamics for Coordinated Real World Safety Tests with an Advanced Pedestrian Target and a Multidimentional Target Mover

Method for Risk-based Selection of Relevant and Representative Test Cases

A Method to Select Relevant Scenarios for a V&V-process

A Safety Analysis Method Regarding (In)Capabilities, Weaknesses and Component Failures

Scenario-based Testing with Modular Co-simulation of Open-source Tools



Data processes and tools


Dataflow in the VVM Project
Nicolas Wagener (RWTH Aachen), Kevin Laubis (AVL)

The OMEGA Format – A Comprhensive Open-Source Measurement Data Format
Michael Schuldes (RWTH Aachen)

Derivation of Requirements for Data Collection
Christian Gutenkunst (AVL)

Deriving and Simulating Scenarios
Michael Schuldes (RWTH Aachen), Tuan Duong Quang (TÜV Süd)

Configurable Simulation Tools for Various V&V Tasks 
Hardi Hungar (DLR)

Usage of Baselining and Traceability Demonstrator Developed in VVMethods
Christian Bühler (PROSTEP), Kim Steinkirchner (PROSTEP)


Context Aware Data Reduction for Highly Automated Driving

Virtual Assessment of Automation in Field Operation (VAAFO)

Details on the OMEGA Format

Details on the Attributes within Scenario Engine and Database

Scenario Extraction at an Urban Crossing

Data Capturing Vehicle - Designing the Reference Sensor System

Data Capturing & Processing - Recording the Critical Phenomenons in an Urban Intersection and Processing the data further to generate ground truth

Advanced Scenario Space Exploration via Simulation: A Concept for Criticality Identification Guarantees