5G and Autonomous Vehicles

This short course is designed to introduce the main concepts behind 5G V2X technology. This will be considered on a high-level basis, with focus on the V2X architecture required, as well as key aspects such as authorization and provisioning, operation over both the PC5 and NR-Uu interfaces, and also the appropriate network procedures that will enable autonomous vehicles to communicate.

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5G and Autonomous Vehicles

This course will contain the following topics:

  • Concepts and Drivers:
    • Driving factors.
    • V2X Evolution.
    • Autonomous vehicle key concepts.
    • Use cases:
      • Vehicle platooning, co-operative operation and sensor sharing, remote driving and advanced driving.
  • High Level Architecture:
    • High Level Architecture:
      • UE, V2X AS, PCF, AMF, UDM, UDR, NEF.
    • Local and Home Breakout.
    • Service Based Architecture APIs:
      • Npcf, Nudm, Nudr, Nnef.
    • Vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to network modes of operation.
    • Network slicing and V2X.
    • Multi-access Edge Computing support for V2X.
  • Initial Procedures:
    • Authorization process and parameter provisioning.
    • 5G Registration procedure.
  • Autonomous Vehicle Inter-communication:
    • QoS handling, parameters and characteristics.
    • Direct communication modes and procedures.
  • 5G V2X Network Procedures:
    • Service Request procedure.
    • N2 Handover and Xn Handover procedures.
    • Interworking between EPS V2X and 5GS V2X.

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