Today we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from Santiago Ontañón, PhD, a research scientist and assistant professor at the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University. Dr. Ontañón led a study, “Learning to Predict Driver Behavior from Observation,” and recently presented on the findings at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Spring Symposia on Learning from Observation of Humans at Stanford University.
Bishop Curry, the 10 year old son of a Toyota employee, came up with a design that he hoped might prevent hot car deaths among children in car seats. His father's quest to share this vision led to an invitation to tour Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center and attend the Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies' annual Advances in Child Injury Prevention conference. Read more to hear a conversation about their experience.
The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2016 Advances in Child Injury Prevention (ACIP) Conference on November 14, 2016 in Plymouth, MI.
Autonomous and self-driving technology is under scrutiny after a supposed auto-pilot mode-related fatal crash. These technologies have potential to prevent crashes, but we can't underestimate the human factors at play -- especially for young drivers.