Univ.-Prof. Dr. Cristina Olaverri Monreal
It is a great honor and privilege to serve as president of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS). My term started in January 2022 and I want to take this opportunity to thank the IEEE ITSS members and volunteers for their continuous support, service, and dedication to advancing our society, as well as the trust and faith they have put in me with their vote.
This year’s IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV’22) is our first flagship conference, after the two years of online and hybrid conferences that were marked by the pandemic, that will gather a big number of researchers, and practitioners from industry and universities onsite. With more than 400 registrations, around 75% of our conference attendees will be in person.
Intelligent vehicle technologies have experienced vast improvements in the past couple of decades, turning vehicles into more interactive counterparts in transportation and mobility systems. They represent an opportunity to enhance mobility and increase safety. However, analyzing the impact of such technologies on traffic awareness for the drivers, and their behavior towards improving driving performance while reducing road accidents, demands proper tools and approaches. During IV´22 new developments will be presented in form of technical presentations and workshops that will allow for multilateral communication in an informal atmosphere. The IV’22 demonstration day will showcase scientific and technological achievements related to mobility, completing the symposiums program with novel technologies and innovative prototypes.
We look forward to lively discussions regarding new approaches and applications of Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Infrastructures that disseminate knowledge and motivate interactions among our technical and scientific communities, practitioners, and students, allowing state-of-theart concepts and advances to be further developed and enhanced.
On behalf of the IEEE ITS Society, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the IEEE IV’22 Symposium in Aachen, Germany! I look forward to discussing, analyzing, and experiencing the latest scientific advances in the exciting area of intelligent vehicles research with each of you.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Stiller
Intelligent Vehicles in a Hybrid Program
On behalf of the IV’22 Program Committee, it is my pleasure to present to you the program of the 2022 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium. Since its inauguration in Tokyo, in 1990, IV has earned the reputation as the premier annual event in the world for intelligent vehicles with participants from academia, industry, government, and research institutes coming together to present their accomplishments, to learn from another, and to discuss the future of this exciting field.
Covid-19 has encouraged us to organize IV´22 in a hybrid way with about 75% of authors physically present and 25% joining us virtual. Likewise the auditorium will join us in presence and virtually. This format imposes additional effort to presenters and the auditorium but after more than two pandemic years, we know that scientists are eager to interact personally in scientific discussions again.
Our Co-Chairs, Ljubo Vlacic and Brendan Morris, and I are grateful to our editors and reviewers who have conducted a thorough review process of almost 500 submissions from 33 countries with some 50% acceptance rate. We are aware that such volunteers build the pillars on which IV and our society activities stand. We are convinced that you will find the resulting program impressive.
As a new format, poster presentations have been upgraded to interactive sessions. We provide a large screen monitor to each presenter that enables active content to foster discussion with participants. I the virtual format, presenters are able to upload a 15 min video presentation. We are excited how our community receives this hybrid offer.
I hope IV’22 will be a fruitful international hybrid gathering of our society, will foster new contacts and friendships, and provide you pleasant memories of your time spent in Aachen, Germany
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany