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Introduction

  • Shifeng WangEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Unmanned System Technologies book series (UST)

Abstract

For many people, a car is more than a convenience as it ensures the necessary mobility. However, traffic jams and accidents now occur in higher numbers as more urban areas come alive. Their growing populations, more and more of them are mobile because they are able to afford cars, and expanding human activity lead to more urban traffic. This individual transport leads to waste of space and precious natural resources. The advent of cheaper and more powerful sensors and computer units allows developing smarter transportation systems to ease or solve these issues. Smart cars are often envisioned to be a cornerstone of these smart transportation systems.

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© China Machine Press, Beijing and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Optoelectronic EngineeringChangchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchunChina

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