University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Max Donath Publications

Selected Publications

"Preview Based Control of a Tractor Trailer Using DGPS for Preventing Road Departure Accidents", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC'97, Boston, MA, Nov., 1997. (with V. Morellas, T. Morris, and L. Alexander)

"Evaluation of In-Vehicle GPS-Based Lane Position Sensing for Preventing Road Departure", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC'97, Boston, MA, Nov., 1997. (with S. Bajikar, A. Gorjestani and P. Simpkins)

"Vehicle Guidance Architecture for Combined Lane Tracking and Obstacle Avoidance," Chapter 7 in Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Robots: Case Studies of Successful Robot Systems”. Edited by D. Kortenkamp, R. Peter Bonasso and Robin Murphy, pp. 159-192, AAAI Press/The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998. (with W. Schiller, Y. Du, D. Krantz and C. Shankwitz)

"Reciprocal Variable Feedback: Induced Sensing for Nonlinear Systems Design and Control," Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control. Volume 120(2), pp. 157-163, June 1998 (with A. Gogoussis)

"Collision Avoidance for Highway Vehicles Using the Virtual Bumper Controller", Proceedings of the 1998 Intelligent Vehicles Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, October, 1998. (with W. Schiller, V. Morellas)

“A Heads Up Display Based on a DGPS and Real Time Accessible Geo-Spatial Database for Low Visibility Driving,” Proceedings of the 12th International Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GPS ’99), Nashville, Tennessee; September, 1999. (with H. M. Lim, B. Newstrom, and C. Shankwitz)

“Differential GPS Based Control of a Heavy Vehicle,” Proceedings of the IEEE/IEEJ/JSAI International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 662-7, October, 1999. (with L. Alexander)

“Longitudinal Virtual Bumper Collision Avoidance System Implemented on a Truck,” Proceedings of the 6th ITS World Congress, Toronto, Canada, November, 1999. (with A. Gorjestani)

“Impedance Control for Truck Collision Avoidance,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2000 (with A. Gorjestani, C. Shankwitz).

“A Conformal Augmented Heads Up Display for Driving under Low Visibility Conditions,” Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, Ann Arbor, MI, August, 2000 (with H.-L. Lim, B. Newstrom, C. Shankwitz).

“A Virtual Mirror for Assisting Drivers,” Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Conference (IV2000), Dearborn, MI, October, 2000 (with Sameer Pardhy and Craig Shankwitz)

“Advanced Range Sensor Processing Using DGPS and a Geospatial Database,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, August, 2001 (with A. Gorjestani, B. Newstrom, and C. Shankwitz)

“Dynamic Evaluation of High Accuracy Differential GPS,” Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation (ION) National Technical Meeting, Anaheim, CA, January, 2003 (with M. Sergi, B. Newstrom, A. Gorjestani, and C. Shankwitz)

“LIDAR-based Vehicle Tracking for a Virtual Mirror,” Proceedings of the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Conference (IV2003), Columbus, OH, June, 2003 (with Mike Sergi and Craig Shankwitz)

“Driver Assistance Technology: A Virtual Mirror for Handling Low Visibility and Blind Zone Conditions,” Proceedings of the 10th ITS World Congress, Madrid, Spain, November, 2003 (with Mike Sergi and Craig Shankwitz)

“Evaluation of NDGPS for Assessing Road User Charges” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2004 (with Pi-Ming Cheng, Xiaobin Ma, and Shashi Shekhar). Also appeared in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1864, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 38-44, 2004.

“Roadside Range Sensors for Intersection Decision Support” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on ITS, Washington DC, October, 2004 (with A. Menon, A. Gorjestani, and C. Shankwitz)

“DGPS-based Lane Assist System for Transit Buses” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on ITS, Washington DC, October, 2004 (with L. Alexander, P. Cheng, A. Gorjestani, B. Newstrom, C. Shankwitz, and W. Trach)

”A Demonstration of a Vision Enhancement System for State Patrol Vehicles" ITS Journal, 8:169-185, 2004 (with N. J. Ward, L. Alexander, P. Cheng, A. Gorjestani, B. Newstrom, C. Olson, C. Shankwitz, and W. Trach)

“A Web-Based Traffic Simulation Framework for ITS Education And Training,” Proceedings of the 12th ITS World Congress, San Francisco, November, 2005 (with Chen-fu Liao and Ted Morris)

“Control System Design for Full Range Operation of a Narrow Commuter Vehicle,” Proceedings of the ASME IMECE, Orlando, FL, November, 2005 (with S. Kidane, L.Alexander, R.Rajamani, and P. Starr)

“Rural Expressway Intersection Surveillance for an Intersection Decision Support System” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2006 (with Lee Alexander, Pi-Ming Cheng, Alec Gorjestani, Arvind Menon, Bryan Newstrom, Craig Shankwitz, Nic Ward, and Ray Starr)

“Development of an Internet-Based Traffic Simulation Framework for Transportation Education and Training” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2006 (with Chen-fu Liao and Ted Morris)

“Road Bank Angle Considerations in Modeling and Control System Design for Narrow Tilt-Controlled Commuter Vehicles” Proceedings of the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, June. 2006 (with S. Kidane, L. Alexander, R. Rajamani, and P. Starr)

“An Evaluation of a Lane Support System for Bus Rapid Transit on Narrow Shoulders and the Relation to Bus Driver Mental Workload” Ergonomics, Volume 49, Number 9, 15 July 2006 (with N.J. Ward, C. Shankwitz, A. Gorjestani, D. deWaard, and E. Boer)

“The Minnesota Mobile Intersection Surveillance System” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on ITS, Toronto, Canad,a September, 2006 (with Lee Alexander, Pi-Ming Cheng, Alec Gorjestani, Arvind Menon, Bryan Newstrom and Craig Shankwitz)

“Stop Sign Gap Assistance for Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems (CICAS)” Proceedings of the 13th ITS World Congress, London, October, 2006 (with R. Starr, R. Arnebeck, C. Shankwitz and N. Ward)

“Rural Intersection Crashes: Identifying Intersections for Intersection Decision Support (IDS) ,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2007 (with H. Preston, R. Storm, C. Shankwitz, M. Gute, R. Starr)

“Lag Acceptance Analysis for a Rural Unsignalized Intersection,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2007. (with L. Alexander, P. Cheng, A. Gorjestani, A. Menon, B. Newstrom, C. Shankwitz, N. Ward, and R. Starr)

“DGPS System Augmentation for Lane Assist in Urban Areas,” Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Meeting of The Institute of Navigation, pp. 665 – 673, Cambridge, Mass., April, 2007. (with P-M. Cheng, A. Gorjestani, A. Menon, B. Newstrom, and C. Shankwitz)

“Experimental Investigation of a Narrow Leaning Vehicle Tilt Stability Control System,” Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, NY, July. 2007. (with S. Kidane, R. Rajamani, L. Alexander, and P. Starr)

“The Use of Technology to Address Patterns of Risk Among Teenage Drivers” Journal of Safety Research, Volume 38, Issue 4, 2007, Pages 413-422. (with S. Brovold, N. Ward, S. Simon, C. Shankwitz and J. Creaser)

"Concept Evaluation of Intersection Decision Support (IDS) System Interfaces to Support Drivers' Gap Acceptance Decisions at Rural Stop-Controlled Intersections," Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 10 (2007) pp. 208–228. (with J. Creaser, M.E. Rakauskas, N. Ward and J. Laberge)

"A Fundamental Investigation of Tilt Control Systems for Narrow Commuter Vehicles," Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 295-322, April 2008. (with S. Kidane, L. Alexander, R. Rajamani, and P. Starr)

“Modeling Traffic Impacts On the Visitor Trip Experience and on Wildlife on the Denali National Park Road,” Proceedings of the George Wright Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March, 2009. (with T. Morris and J. Hourdos)

“Range Sensor Evaluation for Use in Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems” Proceeding of the First IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Tokyo Japan, pp. 28-221 to 28-228, October 2009 (with J. Fischer, A. Menon, A. Gorjestani and C. Shankwitz)

“Modeling traffic patterns in Denali National Park and Preserve to evaluate effects on visitor experience and wildlife,” Park Science, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 48-57, Fall, 2010. (with T. Morris, J. Hourdos, and L. Phillips)

“Development and Experimental Evaluation of a Tilt Stability Control System for Narrow Commuter Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 18, No. 6, November, 2010. (with S. Kidane, R. Rajamani, L. Alexander, and P. J. Starr)

“The impact of distraction on an intersection crossing assist system,” Proceedings of he Sixth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design, Lake Tahoe, California, June, 2011, pp. 433 - 439. (with Becic, E., Drucker, C., and M. Manser)

“Aging and the Impact of Distraction on an Intersection Crossing Assist System”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 50, 968-974, 2012. (with Becic, E., Manser, M.P., and C. Drucker)

“Intersection crossing assist system: Transition from a road-side to an in-vehicle system”, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behavior, 15(5), 544-555, 2012. (with Becic, E., Manser, M., and J. Creaser)

“Aggregating VMT Within Predefined Geographic Zones by Cellular Assignment: A Non GPS-Based Approach to Mileage-Based Road Use Charging,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January, 2013. (with B. Davis)