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Challenges and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for Automated Driving

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Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2018 (AMAA 2018)

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The advancement of automated driving (AD) depends on a multitude of influencing factors, however, achieving higher levels of automation fundamentally hinges on the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to perform driving tasks. Improvements in AI hardware and the availability of large amounts of data (Big Data) have fueled the rapid increase in AD-related research and development activities over the past decade and are thus also the key indicators for future development. The shift from humans to AI in vehicle control unlocks many of the well-established potentials of AD, but is also the root for many non-technical issues that affect its introduction. Starting from the state of the art of AI for AD this chapter discusses key challenges and opportunities that mark the development path.

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The authors are grateful for fruitful cooperation with the contractual partners of the Coordination and Support Actions “Safe and Connected Automation of Road Transport” (SCOUT) and “Coordination of Automated Road Transport Deployment for Europe” (CARTRE). The SCOUT and CARTRE projects have received funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreements No. 713843 and 724086, respectively. The section on AI hardware further draws from investigations carried out as part of the SCORE project, which has also received funding under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.

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Wilsch, B., Elrofai, H., Krune, E. (2019). Challenges and Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for Automated Driving. In: Dubbert, J., Müller, B., Meyer, G. (eds) Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2018. AMAA 2018. Lecture Notes in Mobility. Springer, Cham.

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