February 13, 2020

What’s what in 2020 with AV

Last year I posted a series of articles about road authorities and their responsibilities in supporting autonomous vehicles followed by a breakdown of the SAE’s Levels of Autonomy and why we should just stop thinking like that. It is so 201x-ish.
January 27, 2020

The 14 things wrong with SAE Levels of Autonomy [Part #5]

The SAE Levels of Automation are arguably no longer fit-for-purpose. Following is a summary of why I believe SAE Levels of Automation need to be discarded and replaced.
January 25, 2020

The levels of automation / Level 3 to 4 and the USS Enterprise [Part #4]

The Levels of Autonomy from the SAE are the yardstick that is impacting the automotive industry and societal thinking largely driven by the popular media.
January 23, 2020

The levels of automation / Object and Event Detection and Response (OEDR) and the Game of Thrones [Part #3]

The Levels of Autonomy from the SAE are the yardstick that is impacting the automotive industry and societal thinking largely driven by the popular media.
January 21, 2020

The levels of automation / The Operational Design Domain [Part #2]

Various auto manufacturers make proclamations that they are aiming for level X by the year 20-something. These various levels of automation are entirely artificial constructs but are being held up as beacons that need to be achieved.
January 19, 2020

The 5 (or 6) levels of automation / Misconceptions and why we really should not care [Part #1]

In 2014, SAE International proposed levels for vehicle automation which was later adopted by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and updated in 2018.
January 17, 2020

Autonomous Vehicles and Transmax – Embracing the change

This is the first of a series of articles reflecting on autonomous vehicles, the state of the industry, our preparedness, how the harsh truths of our current reality are already diverging from our predictions.
January 14, 2020

How to crash an AV with a missing bolt

I have been posting about the role and responsibilities of road authorities to support autonomous vehicles.
January 12, 2020

Sorry. I’m an AV.

In my last post, Dr Surya Singh from the Robotics lab at the University of Queensland explained how AVs will use movement as a way of testing if the world matches their internal model.