23 février 2016

Experts say driverless cars will require artificial intelligence : example for risk of accident (or Safety) computing

Experts say driverless cars will require artificial intelligence Automakers intending to bring driverless cars to market need to work as much on software design as mechanical engineering, the researcher leading Nissan Motor Co.’s automated-vehicle program said. Making cars that are “deliberative” in assessing road conditions, rather than just reactive, requires artificial intelligence, Maarten Sierhuis, director of Nissan’s Silicon Valley research center in Sunnyvale, California, said in an interview. The carmaker, which aims to... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2016

NEXYAD road safety estimation : risk of accident is not correlated to driving style

NEXYAD ROAD SAFETY ESTIMATION : RISK OF ACCIDENT IS NOT CORRELATED TO DRIVING STYLE Intuition let people presume that risk of accident may be correlated to driving style :  . brutal brakings could be interpreted as lack of anticipation : bad driver. quiet driving style could be interpreted as clever driving : good driver It was demonstrated that this intuition is WRONG. There are quiet dangerous drivers, and there are brutal safe drivers. The module SafetyNex, developed by the company NEXYAD shows how it works really, and... [Lire la suite]