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Helping Autonomous Vehicles Learn

“If you want to make a good algorithm for playing chess even better, one way to do it is to let the algorithm play against itself,” said Ram Vasudevan, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at UMich. “By playing against itself, the algorithm can learn how to maneuver more successfully through the game.”

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Jan 24, 2024

Reported first on The University Record.

The U.S. Army has extended its long-running relationship with the University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center, reaching a new five-year agreement of up to $100 million to boost work on autonomous vehicle technologies.

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Feb. 5, 2024 - The Michigan Daily

Jan. 30, 2024 - Automotive Testing Technology International and ADAS & Autonomous Vehicle International

Jan. 29, 2024 - Green Car Congress

Jan. 26, 2024 - Crain’s Detroit Business (pay wall) and DBusiness Magazine

Jan. 25, 2024 - MLive


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Accounting for Test Variability through Sizing Local Domains in Sequential Design Optimization with Concurrent Calibration-based Model Validation