Automotive

Five things to know about: making self-driving cars safe

Self-driving cars, or connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), are closer than ever to becoming a mainstay on our roads. Already, many modern cars have self-driving capabilities—now the next step is full automation.

Internet

YouTube bans 'implied' threats

YouTube broadened its anti-harassment policies on Wednesday to include a ban on "implied" threats along with insults based on race, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Robotics

PoseRBPF: A new particle filter for 6D object pose tracking

Researchers at NVIDIA, University of Washington, Stanford University, and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have recently developed a Rao-Blackwellized particle filter for 6-D pose tracking, called PoseRBPF. The approach ...

Computer Sciences

AQM+: A new model for visual dialog question generation

Researchers at Clova AI Research, NAVER and LINE, have recently proposed a new framework called AQM+ that allows dialog systems to generate context-relevant questions and answers. Their model, outlined in a paper pre-published ...

Computer Sciences

New exploitation techniques and defenses for DOP attacks

Data-oriented attacks allow hackers to manipulate non-control data and alter a program's behavior, often causing significant damage to the systems affected. Researchers at Virginia Tech, Clemson University, Pennsylvania State ...