[WATCH] A challenging environment is preferred in training autonomous vehicles

IoT with Robert Welborn: Autonomous Vehicle Truths Part 1

Seth Adler

Having provided us with the three myths of autonomous vehicles, GM's Robert Welborn dives in on the first of three truths: a challenging environment is preferred for training autonomous vehicles.

Perhaps counterintuitively- simple isn't as generalizable. "There's less learning to do. And the complicated stuff, the crazy stuff of a person doing cartwheels in the middle of traffic down the stripe is going to teach the vehicle how to deal with unexpected phenomena."

Let Robert turn you wise to the thinking behind the first truth: