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Heiko Scharke

Dr. Ing. Heiko Scharke is Senior Global Product Manager for ADAS/AD Solutions at AVL List GmbH. His has 15 years experiences in the development and release of various products and solutions in automotive Diagnostic & ADAS domain. His current major tasks concern topics such as: ADAS/AD Simulation & Virtual Testing incl. Scenario Based Testing as well as Safety Assessment and Risk Evaluation. He studied Automation and Control Technology at University Bremen (Phd) and Universität Cottbus.


Safety assessment and risk quantification in autonomous vehicle development

The presentation will give an overview of various safety assessment and residual risk quantification methods for autonomous vehicle development and homologation and requirements according to SOTIF standard and UNE157 ALKS regulation. It will demonstrate the required workflow from real-world data to scenarios to safety and risk assessment and visualization. Furthermore, it will present in detail a unique approach that AVL has developed together with a partner to evaluate risk levels from scenario data and real-world statistics within the AVL toolchain.