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RE: First Draft Spec - Dead Reckoning Interface

From: Abramski, Adam M <adam.m.abramski@intel.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 16:05:20 +0000
To: "Rees, Kevron M" <kevron.m.rees@intel.com>, ALDRIC LOYER <aldric.loyer@mpsa.com>
CC: "public-autowebplatform@w3.org" <public-autowebplatform@w3.org>, 박종선(Justin Park) <jongseon.park@lge.com>, "Paul Boyes" <pb@opencar.com>
Message-ID: <6AB32C125D193D47AE66073666ED3B5E34AC648F@ORSMSX105.amr.corp.intel.com>
I agree with you both.

But could we discuss this over email vs in the monthly conf call next Tuesday?  I say this because as history has shown no one really speaks up nor is it really a place to make any decisions.  Its more for a status update and to sync up with everyone.  I think having this discussed over email is a much better mechanism to bottom out on a decision.

Anyone disagree?  And certainly we can talk more if need be about this at the F2F in 2 weeks time.


-----Original Message-----
From: Rees, Kevron [mailto:kevron.m.rees@intel.com] 
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2014 8:57 AM
Cc: public-autowebplatform@w3.org; 박종선(Justin Park); Paul Boyes
Subject: Re: First Draft Spec - Dead Reckoning Interface

I agree with Aldric.  The changes makes sense.

On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 8:47 AM, ALDRIC LOYER <aldric.loyer@mpsa.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I think we should review the "DeadReckoning interface" for the following reasons :
> 1/ The Steering wheel angle is actually not used in algorithms for Dead reckoning processing.
> 2/ WheelTickSensor attribute should distinguish rear left wheel and rear right wheel. If there is only one attribute for both, I don't understand how can it work.
> 3/ Additionally, dead reckoning algorithms also uses the reverse gear shift indication, but we already have the TransmissionMode interface for that.
> 4/ Finally, some suppliers use a cape to compute the Dead reckoning (provided by an accelerometer) instead of the wheel ticks, and we don't know if in the future other strategies will appear.
> My overall position concerning this interface is that "dead reckoning" is an application software component and then we shouldn't predefine what data are needed for this kind of function.
> The Vehicle Data API specification should only give access to a set of data that one can use to compute its own Dead Reckoning function.
> In conclusion my proposal is the following :
> - Remove the DeadReckoning Interface.
> - Add a WheelTickSensor interface for each wheel. Furthermore, this 
> information can be useful for many other use cases (detect a slippery 
> road, estimate a low tire pressure,  ...)
> - Add a SteeringWheelAngle Interface. Indeed, even if not needed for Dead Reckoning,  Steering wheel angle can be useful for many other use cases and then we really need a specific API for that.
> I propose to address also that point on Tuesday.
> For the rest every thing is okay for me.
> Thank you very much to all contributors.
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