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At the VietAI Summit 2019, Dr. James J. Kuffner gave an insightful presentation about Toyota and artificial intelligence entitled “Toyota and the Future of Mobility.” In the history of human culture, people have been building, moving, and communicating. As technology rapidly developed, especially in recent decades, Toyota has been contributing to the transportation sectors, allowing people to move further and faster. As such, robots and manufacturing have come into play, with novel development and creation…

The idea of self-driving cars or autonomous vehicles has captured human imagination since the 1930s and with the 2020 slated deadline to put self-driving cars on the streets of major cities in the US and other developed countries, stakes and motivation are definitely high. It was at Carnegie Mellon University that the first truly autonomous cars appeared (circa 1980); however, it was DARPA’s (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) self-driving cars competition of 2004, 2005 and…