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Proper messaging is vital for autonomous vehicles as the technology emerges

Fully autonomous vehicles may not be crisscrossing the United States just yet, but they are causing traffic on news sites and social media. New research shows this heavy media coverage influences how the public perceives ...

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How connected vehicles' windshield wipers could prevent flooding

One of your car's oldest features has been put to a new, high-tech use by University of Michigan researchers.

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A new framework for vision-based aggressive driving

Researchers at the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM) of the Georgia Institute of Technology have recently proposed a new framework for aggressive driving using only a monocular camera, IMU sensors and ...

Automotive

A deep learning approach to identify Twitter users' location during emergencies

Researchers at the National Institute of Technology Patna, in India, have recently devised a tool to identify the geographical location of emergencies and disasters, as well as that of the people involved in them. Their approach, ...

Automotive

Machine learning to optimize traffic and reduce pollution

Applying artificial intelligence to self-driving cars to smooth traffic, reduce fuel consumption, and improve air quality predictions may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but researchers at the Department of Energy's ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hydrogen car prototype

Researchers at the Institute of Chemical Technology and collaborators have successfully developed and tested a scale car prototype that stores and generates hydrogen safely and is capable of using it as fuel.

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Adaptive anomaly detection in traffic surveillance videos

Researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) have recently developed a new method of detecting unusual activity in traffic surveillance videos, which is based on an adaptive anomaly detection (AAD) framework. Their method, ...