Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Testing driver skill for high-speed autonomous vehicles

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Urmson, C. ; Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA ; Whittaker, W. ; Harbaugh, S. ; Clark, M.
more authors

The 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge, a 212-kilometer race through the Mojave Desert, showcased the state of the art in high-speed, autonomous navigation of trails and roads. To win the challenge, a team's robot had to complete the course faster than any other robot, and it had to do so within 10 hours. Carnegie Mellon University's Red Team developed two robots, which used a combination of autonomous and human preplanning to become two of only four robots to complete the Grand Challenge. The robots used onboard sensors to adjust a preplanned route to avoid obstacles and correct for position-estimation errors. To be successful, teams had to develop innovative algorithms and systems - and rigorously test them to verify performance. The Red Team used the tests regressively to evaluate how unit changes in hardware and software affected the robots' overall driving ability

Published in:

Computer  (Volume:39 ,  Issue: 12 )

Date of Publication:

Dec. 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.