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"Towards Socially-Aware Autonomous Vehicles from Vulnerable Road Users’ Perspective" by Khaled Saleh

Khaled is a researcher at Deakin University, and will be discussing challenges that face autonomous/"self-driving" vehicles when interacting with vulnerable road users (pedestrians, cyclists, etc). He'll dive into the role of machine learning/deep learning techniques for tackling such challenges.

"How much data do you need to train a classifier?" by Noon Silk

Noon is a programmer with a background in maths, functional programming, and fashion design. The presentation will take the form of a 10-minute quiz, with audience questions and comments definitely welcome.

"Donkey Car: Scale-model, self-driving cars: Introduction, workshops and track days" by Andy Gelme

From humble beginnings around April 2016 (?) selfracingcars.com spawned diyrobocars.com in November 2016. That monthly meet-up now attracts hundreds of participants and has inspired track days around the world, including Melbourne. These relatively inexpensive vehicles are a fun way to get into Machine Learning and robotics. donkeycar.com is one of the most popular vehicles to build and race. In addition to a technical introduction, this brief presentation will also provide details on upcoming workshops and track days in Melbourne.

Bio: Andy is typically hacking at the intersection of the digital and physical world.