Lecture #4 introduced the DARPA grand challenge.
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Two recent papers on the grand challenge are:
S. Thrun, M. Montemerlo, H. Dahlkamp, D. Stavens, A Aron, J. Diebel, P. Fong, J. Gale, M. Halpenny, G. Hoffman, K. Lau, C. Oakley M Palatucci, V Pratt, P. Stang, S. Strohband, C. Dupont, L-E. Jendrossek, C. Koelen, C. Markey, C. Rummel, J van Niekerk, E. Jensen, P. Alessandrini, G. Bradski, B. Davies, S. Ettinger, A. Kaehler, A. Nefian and P. Mahoney, Stanley, the robot that won the DARPA grand challenge, Journal of Field Robotics, forthcoming.from the winning team, and:
A. Gutierrez, T. Galatai, J. P. Gonzalez, C Urmson and W. L. Whittaker, Preplanning for high performance autonomous traverse of desert terrain exploiting a priori knowledge to optimize speeds and detail paths, Tech Report CMU-RI-TR-05-54, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 2005.from the team that came second.