VVM Mid-term presentation

15 / 16 March, 2022

March 15

Agenda Day 1 - 9am - 5pm CET


9:00 - 9:30

Welcome & Introduction
Jochen Balling (BMW)

Welcome & Introduction
Mirko Franke (Bosch)

Welcome & Introduction
Ernst Stöckl-Pukall (BMWK)

9:30 - 9:50

From PEGASUS to VVM - Where do we come from and why the PEGASUS Journey has not yet reached its Final Destination
Ulrich Eberle (Stellantis)

9:50 - 10:20

VVM Main Approach - How to Systematically Release AD Systems
Roland Galbas (Bosch)

10:40 - 11:10
VVM Assurance Argumentation - How to Systematically Organize the Approval Concerns for Safe AD Systems in a Structured Framework
Jan Reich (Fraunhofer), Marcus Nolte (TU Braunschweig)
11:10 - 11:40
VVM Safeguarding Automation - How to Ensure a Safe Operation of an Automated Driving System by a Methodological Approach - An interims report
Helmut Schittenhelm (Mercedes-Benz)


Parallel Streams - Day 1

Stream 1: Requirements

1:15 - 1:35
How to Derive Top Goals Systematically
Tino Brade (Bosch)
1:35 - 2:05
Criticality Analysis for the Verification & Validation
Automated Driving Systems

Christian Neurohr (DLR)
2:05 - 2:25
Ontologies for the Formalization, Recognition, and Analysis of Criticality
Lukas Westhofen (DLR)
2:25 - 2:45
Criticality Metrics: Introduction and their Use in Practice
Martin Bollmann (ZF)
3:15 - 3:30
How to Specify Behavior of Automated Vehicles in Accordance with Traffic Rules and Regulations - A Contribution
Frank Junker (Bosch)
3:30  - 4:15
Contributions to a Traceable Behavior Specification for Automated Driving Systems Using Formal Methods
Hans Nikolaus Beck (Bosch), Nayel Fabian Salem (TU Braunschweig)
4:15 - 4:45
Capability-based Architecture for Automated Vehicles in Urban Environment
Tamara Hofmann (PROSTEP)

Stream 2: Verification & Validation

1:15 - 1:45
Structure of Verification and Validation
Jürgen Nuffer (Fraunhofer)
1:45 - 2:15
An Approach for Decomposition and Analysis
Julian Pott (Ford), Matthias Rauschenbach (Fraunhofer)
2:15 - 2:45
A Story of Scenarios - From Data and Knowledge to Scenarios for Testing
Andreas Bussler (Volkswagen), Nicolas Wagener (RWTH Aachen)
3:15 - 3:45
Technical Test Orchestration – Deriving Technical Test Specifications and Ensuring Test Automation
Martin Doerr (ZF), Slavisa Krebs-Radic (ZF)
3:45 - 3:15
Test Technologies and Infrastructure for Verification and Validation of AD Systems 
Christian King (FZI), Jonathan Millitzer (Fraunhofer)
4:15  - 4:45
Validation of Test Infrastructure - From Cause Trees to a Validated System Simulation
Gerhard Schunk (Valeo), Philipp Rosenberger (TU Darmstadt)

Stream 3: Data processes and tools

1:15 - 1:45
Dataflow in the VVM Project
Nicolas Wagener (RWTH Aachen), Kevin Laubis (AVL)
1:45 - 2:15
The OMEGA Format – A Comprehensive Open-Source Measurement Data Format
Michael Schuldes (RWTH Aachen)
2:15 - 2:45
Derivation of Requirements for Data Collection
Christian Gutenkunst (AVL)
3:15 - 3:45
Deriving and Simulating Scenarios
Michael Schuldes (RWTH Aachen), Tuan Duong Quang (TÜV Süd)
3:45 - 4:15
Configurable Simulation Tools for Various V&V Tasks 
Hardi Hungar (DLR)
4:15  - 4:45
Usage of Baselining and Traceability Demonstrator Developed in VVMethods
Christian Bühler (PROSTEP), Kim Steinkirchner (PROSTEP)

March 16

Agenda Day 2 - 9am - 3pm


9:00 - 9:30
A Summary of Current Project Achievements
Roland Galbas (Bosch)

International Perspectives and Link to VVM - (When) are we ready for Deployment? European Perspectives
9:30 - 9:40
Introduction to the International Session
Marcus Nolte (TU Braunschweig)
9:40 - 10:00
The SET Level project approaching the final sprint
Frank Köster (DLR), Germany
10:00 - 10:20
ODD based safety assurance for Automated Driving Systems - standards and tools
Siddartha Khastgir (WMG, University of Warwick), UK
10:20 - 10:40
A path to a European scenario database for ADAS and ADS specification and validation
Emmanuel Arnoux (Renault), France
10:40 - 11:00
Scenario selection and allocation based on databases
Xavier Sellart (IDIADA), Spain

International Perspectives and Link to VVM - (When) are we ready for Deployment? Oversea Perspectives
11:15 - 11:35
Safety Assurance to Earn Public Trust - Formalizing the Safety Case for ADS (Autonomous Driving Systems)
Steven Shladover (University of California, Berkeley), US
11:35 - 11:55
Advancing on the development of a sustainable ecosystem for Autonomous Driving safety assurance in Japan
Jacobo Antona-Makoshi (JARI, SAKURA project), Japan
11:55 - 12:15
Challenges, solutions and industry practices of SOTIF for Autonomous Vehicles in China
Hong Wang (Tsinghua University), China
1:15 - 2:45

Panel Discussion: Harmonizing Targets and Solutions for Deployment

Moderator: Lutz Eckstein

Participants: Roland Galbas (Bosch), Ulrich Eberle (Stellantis), Björn Filzek (Continental), Jan Reich (Fraunhofer), Helmut Schittenhelm (Mercedes-Benz), Frank Köster (DLR), Jacobo Antona-Makoshi (JARI, SAKURA project), Steven Shladover (UC Berkeley), Emmanuel Arnoux (Renault), Xavier Sellart (IDIADA), Hong Wang (Tsinghua University)

2:45 - 3:00 Wrap-up
Roland Galbas (Bosch)