Carnegie Mellon University

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April 27, 2018

Rajkumar quoted by USA Today on Uber crash in Tempe

USA Today quoted Raj Rajkumar about sensor reliability in the fatal Uber crash in Tempe, AZ. Rajkumar commented that the Uber car’s LiDAR sensors should have detected the victim, Elaine Herzberg, before the car struck her. The sensors, hardware, or software could have malfunctioned. Whether due to a sensor or processing issue, this incident attracts public scrutiny of autonomous vehicle development. Read the article here.