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1. (WO2018041475) DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING A POSITION OF A VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/041475    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/068720
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jul 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01C 21/28
Applicants: CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH
Inventors: NICOSEVICI, Tudor
SON, Andrei
Title: DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING A POSITION OF A VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a driver assistance system (10) for determining a position of a vehicle. The driver assistance system (10) comprises a processing unit (33) and a first positioning system (11) for providing first information (50) about the position of the vehicle (30). The driver assistance system (10) further comprises a second positioning system (12) for providing second, visual information (35) about the position of the vehicle (30). The second positioning system (12) is configured to provide the second, visual information (35) about the position of the vehicle (30) based on a comparison between image data (36) of an image (60) generated by an on-board camera (31) of the vehicle (30) and image data (41) of an image (70) stored in a database (40)using a visual bag of words technique. The processing unit (33) is configured for determining the position of the vehicle (30) based on the first information (50) about the position of the vehicle (30) and on the second, visual information (35) about the position of the vehicle (30).