Sunday, October 10, 2010

Smarter Than You Think - Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic - NYTimes.com

Definitely some artificial intelligence somewhere in this context

Anyone driving the twists of Highway 1 between San Francisco and Los Angeles recently may have glimpsed a Toyota Prius with a curious funnel-like cylinder on the roof. Harder to notice was that the person at the wheel was not actually driving.

The car is a project of Google, which has been working in secret but in plain view on vehicles that can drive themselves, using artificial-intelligence software that can sense anything near the car and mimic the decisions made by a human driver.

Smarter Than You Think - Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic - NYTimes.com

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