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CAT Vehicle: Cognitive and Autonomous Testbed Vehicle


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
Are you interested in programming a car to drive itself this summer? This research experience for undergraduates (REU) permits students to engage with the myriad of applications that are related to autonomous ground vehicles.

The intellectual focus of the program includes the following research topics:

' Embedded control systems and algorithms; ' Wireless networks; ' Cognitive radio; ' Sensory data processing and sensor fusion; ' Model-based design for component-based systems; ' Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communication; and ' Scalability of algorithms/systems (multi-vehicle, multi-device).

Students need not have existing expertise in these areas, a background sufficient for standing as an engineering or computer science/mathematics junior or senior will be sufficient.

Important Information

' Funded by the National Science Foundation '' 10 students will be supported for 10 weeks '' Stipend of $5,000 over the summer ' Room and board allowance, plus $600 travel allowance to Tucson, AZ '


Participating Institution(s):
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University of Arizona (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
General Math & Computational Sciences
General Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Robotics
Sensor Science & Engineering
Telecommunications

Keywords:
Algorithms
Cognitive Radio Communications
Computer Modeling
Computer Programming
Computer Vision
Software Engineering
Software Safety

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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