Road condition is an important environmental factor for autonomous vehicle control. A dramatic change in the road condition from the nominal status is a source of uncertainty that can lead to a system failure. Once the vehicle encounters an uncertain environment, such as hitting an ice patch, it is too late to reduce the speed, and the vehicle can lose control. To cope with unforeseen uncertainties in advance, we study a proactive robust adaptive control architecture for autonomous vehicles' lane-keeping control problems. In the proposed framework, the data center generates a prior environmental uncertainty estimate with a quantified uncertainty by combining weather forecasts and measurements from anonymous vehicles through a spatio-temporal filter. The prior estimate and quantified uncertainty contribute to designing a robust heading controller and nominal longitudinal velocity for proactive adaptation to each new abnormal condition. Then the control parameters are updated based on posterior information fusion with on-board measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number104020
JournalArtificial Intelligence
StatePublished - Dec 2023


  • Connected vehicles
  • Robust control under uncertainty
  • Vehicle control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Artificial Intelligence


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