Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Conspicuity for Self-Driving Cars: An Overlooked but Crucial Capability

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, AI Trends Insider Have you gone to the mountains for a hiking trip and ever been offered advice about how to handle an encounter with a bear? There are two schools...

Accident Scene Traversal by Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, AI Trends Insider Yesterday, I was driving on the freeway and the traffic was especially bogged down.  Most mornings the traffic is slow, but on this occasion, it was really...

Emergency Vehicle Awareness for Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Trends Insider It used to be that when you heard the sound of a siren coming from a police car or ambulance or fire truck that...

Maps: The billion dollar war in self-driving car market

During a test drive near Ford's Michigan headquarters, the team noticed something strange with its self-driving cars. Each car shifted slightly at the same point in the lane "as if they were avoiding a pothole,"...

Simulations for Self-Driving Cars: Machine Learning Without Fear

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider The self-driving car was gradually coming up to a red light at a very busy intersection. Intending to make a right turn, the self-driving car came to...

DUI Drunk Driving by Self-Driving Cars: Prevention is the Cure

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider During Memorial Day weekend, drunk drivers come out in droves. I was on-the-road after attending a beach BBQ, and saw on Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) a car...

AI Insight: Are Left Turns Right for Self-Driving Cars?

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor I was driving my car the other day and came to an intersection that allowed me to make a left...

Ten Human-Driving Foibles and Self-Driving Car Deep Learning Counter-Tactics

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor When trying to teach a self-driving car to be on the defense (see my column about defensive driving for self-driving...

Richter Scale for Levels of Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends and a regular contributor In the Los Angeles area, we get about 10,000 earthquakes each year. Ten thousand earthquakes! Yes, at first glance it...

Going Blind: When Sensors Fail on Self-Driving Cars

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, the AI Insider for AI Trends. I was in a hurry the other day and jumped into my car to try and rocket across town for an important...

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