[SystemSafety] Automobile regulations

From: Shreve, Erik < >
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:31:22 +0000

Vehicles are outside my professional domain. However, given recent news, I'm curious if any work is being done on regulating software that provides essential performance in automobiles.

Expert testimony at a recent trial provided quite a list of issues with the ECU firmware in an unattended acceleration case... http://www.edn.com/design/automotive/4423428/Toyota-s-killer-firmware--Bad-design-and-its-consequences

Developers claiming autonomous cars are already safer... http://www.technologyreview.com/news/520746/data-shows-googles-robot-cars-are-smoother-safer-drivers-than-you-or-i/

Erik Shreve
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