VR Can Be Used to Help Automated Driving Systems Make Ethical Traffic Decisions


The ability to engineer decision-making using machine-learning algorithms could offer an acceptable path toward handing over the car keys to self-driving systems.

 The ability to engineer decision-making using machine-learning algorithms could offer an acceptable path toward handing over the car keys to self-driving systems.
The age of self-driving cars is upon us. Companies including Google, Ford, Waymo, Lyft, Uber, and Volvo are all already testing them in cities around the world, with semi-autonomous cars already available for sale. But while the future of automated driving seems assured, so far there’s no consensus on how to incorporate moral decision-making into computer systems that would inform how they operate.
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