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Questions tagged [autonomous-vehicles]

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What Is The Predicted Timeline for Driver-less Metros in Worldwide?

The technical challenge of introducing rail-guided vehicles is much lower compared to self-driving cars. Automated subway lines can be formalized as a graph. in which the edges are frequented by a ...
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Is automatic parking a technical or an educational topic?

On the first look, self-parking has to do with a computer program which calculates the trajectory of a car and controls the steering wheel. It's realized by algorithms and implemented by AI experts. ...
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Using human driver behavior data to train autonomous vehicles

If I have a car and a human is driving a car on a daily basis. I create a system to analyze the human routines of driving and implement this system in maybe 10,000 cars. I use that data to train an ...
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Can I use self-driving car's data set for left-hand drive cars which drive on the right lane for right-hand cars which drive on the left lane?

Can I use self-driving car's data set for left-hand drive cars which drive on the right lane for right-hand self-driving cars which drive on the left lane?
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Is the Tesla Autopilot driving too fast on the highway?

The latest firmware update of the Tesla autopilot introduced a new feature called “unlimited speed”. It allows to activate the system at 90 mph which is equal to 150km/h in Europe. At this speed the ...
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Are self-driving cars using single frame or multiple frame to make decision?

This might be a trivial question but I couldn't find any reliable answers on the internet. Almost all the neural network architectures for self-driving cars that I have seen on the internet have a ...
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Next step after lane detection in vehicle automation

I have an RC car with a camera, I have implemented so that i can detect lanes on my track (think like a nascar track). I want to get this car to be able to go around the track autonomous. But I am ...
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What socioeconomic points of resistance do autonomous auto designers and manufacturers face?

Related Questions Which transition will be most difficult for some who grew up in a culture where driving autonomy is a mechanism of personal expression? Which transition will be most difficult for ...
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Recognition and Response Generalizations for Autonomous Vehicles or Not?

It is said that the number of possible sequences of game play in the game Go is greater than the number of atoms in the universe. Whether or not that is true, imagine the number of possible sequences ...
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To what level of abstraction must fully automated vehicles build their driving model before safety can be maximized?

There are several levels of abstraction involved in piloting and driving. Signals representing the state of the vehicle and its environment originating from multiple transducers1 Latched sample ...
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How can a fully automated vacuum cleaner use and update room information?

Assistive Subsystems Consider an automated vacuum cleaner with the following subsystems under the command of an AI system to be designed. These subsystems limit the AI complexity to just intelligent ...
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Legal advantages of autonomous vehicles

Naturally everyone knows most common advantages of autonomous (not autopilot-controlled) cars, e.g. safety, efficiency, parking, etc. But are there any advantages for the law? Normally you only hear ...
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Good papers for implementing as project of computer vision course

I'm a student of Artificial Intelligence. This semester I've Computer Vision course. We should select a topic related to intelligent vehicles and read several papers and implement one of those paper. ...
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What are applications of object/human tracking in autonomous cars?

Objects tracking is finding the trajectory of each object in consecutive frames. Human tracking is a subset of object tracking which just considers humans. I've seen many papers that divide tracking ...
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Self-driving control logic based on semantic segmentation

In the context of autonomous driving, two main stages are typically implemented: an image processing stage and a control stage. The first aims at extracting useful information from the acquired image ...
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Do self-driving cars resort to randomness to make decisions?

I recently heard someone make a statement that when you're designing a self-driving car, you're not building a car but really a computerized driver, so you're trying to model a human mind -- at least ...
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What topologies support recognition of action sequences?

The ability to recognize an object with particular identifying features from single or multiple camera shoots with the temporal dimension digitized as frames has been shown. The proof is that the ...
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Finding goals in Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning

In a recent paper Data-Efficient Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning, O Nachum, S Gu, H Lee, S Levine, 2018, a promising agent controlling technique called Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning was ...
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What functionality, does control look like in autonomous vehicles levels 4 and 5?

We are doing a research design project on autonomous vehicles and have some questions on AV Levels 4/5; specifically on the roles, impacts and consequences of AV on society, government, users and ...
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What is an appropriate fitness function for a simulated self-driving car?

I have been working for ages on a neuro-evolution AI program, where cars learn how to race around a track. Presently, I have a rudimentary fitness function that awards points for every degree ...
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Why is it illegal for Google's autonomous car to drive on the road by itself?

If we have well designed autonomous AI vehicles, then why won't the USA government allow it to be witnessed in the public?
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What will happen when you place a fake speedsign on a highway?

I was wondering what will happen when somebody places a fake speedsign, of 10 miles per hour on a high way. Will a autonomous car slow down? Is this a current issue of autonomous cars?
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Why do self-driving cars use a radar?

The slideshow 10 astonishing technologies that power google’s self-driving cars documents some of the technologies used in Google's self-driving car. It mentions a radar. Why does Google use radar? ...
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What are the advantages of having self-driving cars?

What are the advantages of having self-driving cars? We will be able to have more cars in the traffic at the same time, but won't it also make more people choose to use the cars, so both the traffic ...
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Why are autonomous cars categorized as AI?

How are autonomous cars related to artificial intelligence? I would presume that artificial intelligence is when we are able to copy the human state of mind and perform tasks in the same way. But isn'...
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What kind of road and weather conditions can a self-driving car deal with?

Can self-driving cars deal with snow, heavy rain, or other weather conditions like these? Can they deal with unusual events, such as ducks on the road?
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What technologies are needed for a self-driving car?

Google, Tesla or Apple have all built or are building their own self-driving cars. As an expert in a related area, I am interested in knowing at a high level, the systems and techniques that go into ...
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Once self-driving cars are perfected, will they replace manually driven cars? [closed]

After self-driving cars are perfected to the degree that accident statistics are lower for them than human driven cars, will they replace cars with human drivers? Will there eventually only be self-...
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Would Google's self-driving-car stop when it sees somebody with a T-shirt with a stop sign printed on it?

In Hidden Obstacles for Google’s Self-Driving Cars article we can read that: Google’s cars can detect and respond to stop signs that aren’t on its map, a feature that was introduced to deal with ...
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How does Google's self-driving car identify pedestrians?

Based on the article Google's self-driving cars can now spot cyclists: Sensors can read hand signals and predict rider's behaviour, Google's self-driving cars can spot cyclists, cars, road signs, ...
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Why did a Tesla car mistake a truck with a bright sky?

Do we know why Tesla's autopilot mistaken empty sky with a high-sided lorry which resulted in fatal crash involving a car in self-drive mode? Was it AI fault or something else? Is there any technical ...
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How do Google cars recognize the traffic signs?

The paper Multi-column Deep Neural Networks for Image Classification (pages 7-8) shows an attempt at recognizing the traffic signs, with lower error rates, by using multi-column deep neural networks. ...
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How could self-driving cars make ethical decisions about who to kill?

Obviously, self-driving cars aren't perfect, so imagine that the Google car (as an example) got into a difficult situation. Here are a few examples of unfortunate situations caused by a set of events:...