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Using Statistics to Save Lives

September 10, 2019
Read about Sarah (Yhilin) Ye's experiences as a summer intern as part of CIRP's virtual driving assessment research team in collaboration with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

ICYMI August 2019

September 4, 2019
Read more for our monthly roundup of newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention.

Making Machine Learning Accessible to Medical Researchers

August 20, 2019
The METACHOP (Math, Engineering, Technology) Research Affinity Group at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently hosted its inaugural Machine Learning Workshop with a goal to make this approach accessible to medical researchers.

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Understanding Driver Attention Through Machine Learning and Big Data ​​​​​​​

January 17, 2019
Learn about a study funded by the National Science Foundation that is developing novel approaches to keep driver attention on the road.

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Vision Zero Initiative and the Bumpy Road to Self-Driving Cars

April 12, 2018
Just like black boxes have helped the aeronautical industry fine-tune hardware and software and to install redundancy to maximize air traffic safety, one can hope the new self-driving technology will help us decrease the number of deaths on the road and reach the Vision Zero objective we are all striving to achieve.

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A New Research Tool to Predict Young Driver Behavior

April 25, 2017

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.

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