Driverless+Cars

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Unformatted text preview: y: Mark Allen, Graham Miller, Ryan Thurman, By: Mark Allen, Graham Miller, Ryan Thurman, and Erik Trum ` History ` Problems Driverless Cars Aim to Solve ` Technology Behind Driverless Cars one of Uncertainty ` Cone of Uncertainty ` 3 Future Predictions ` Implications for Management ` Wrap Up/Questions ` Driverless Car: A vehicle with an autopilot system that is capable of driving from one point to another without aid from an operator 1933 Worlds Fair Cars on circuits in a roadway were controlled by radio Autonomous cars start in 1977 with research lab in pan Japan 1980s DARPA funded ALV (autonomous land vehicle) First road following demonstration at 30km/h In 1987 Hughes Research Lab adapted the ALV to go off- road on all-terrain at 3 km/h In 1995 a re-engineered a Mercedes-Benz over a 1600km trip through Germany at high speeds with nly 5% human interference only 5% human interference DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Grand Challenge 2004 and 2005 off-road (with suburban mixed in) road 2007 Urban Challenge urrent day: Google Driverless Car Current day: Google Driverless Car Led by the winner(s) of the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge 7 car fleet has traveled 140,000 miles with rare human input Only incident ever recorded 1. Increasing driver safety by reducing the possibility of human error 2. Reducing traffic by minimizing spacing etween cars between cars 3. Allowing users to reallocate driving time to ome sort of other activity (i e sleep work some sort of other activity (i.e. sleep, work, relaxation) 4. The process of getting to work or school easier ` In order to drive a car, a system would need to...
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