A New Approach for Designing Safer Collision Avoidance Systems

  title={A New Approach for Designing Safer Collision Avoidance Systems},
  author={Mykel J. Kochenderfer and James P. Chryssanthacopoulos and Roland E. Weibel},
The Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of mid-air collision and is currently mandated worldwide on all large transport aircraft. Engineering the collision avoidance logic was a very costly undertaking that spanned several decades. The development followed an iterative process where the logic was specified using pseudocode, evaluated on encounters in simulation, and revised based on performance against a set of metrics. Modifying… CONTINUE READING


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