Introduction To Self Driving Vehicle Technology

Author: Hanky Sjafrie
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1000711773
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This book aims to teach the core concepts that make Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) possible. It is aimed at people who want to get their teeth into self-driving vehicle technology, by providing genuine technical insights where other books just skim the surface. The book tackles everything from sensors and perception to functional safety and cybersecurity. It also passes on some practical know-how and discusses concrete SDV applications, along with a discussion of where this technology is heading. It will serve as a good starting point for software developers or professional engineers who are eager to pursue a career in this exciting field and want to learn more about the basics of SDV algorithms. Likewise, academic researchers, technology enthusiasts, and journalists will also find the book useful. Key Features: Offers a comprehensive technological walk-through of what really matters in SDV development: from hardware, software, to functional safety and cybersecurity Written by an active practitioner with extensive experience in series development and research in the fields of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving Covers theoretical fundamentals of state-of-the-art SLAM, multi-sensor data fusion, and other SDV algorithms. Includes practical information and hands-on material with Robot Operating System (ROS) and Open Source Car Control (OSCC). Provides an overview of the strategies, trends, and applications which companies are pursuing in this field at present as well as other technical insights from the industry.

Introduction Of Autonomous Vehicles In The Swedish Traffic System

Author: Felicia Bohm
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The Integration Of Driverless Vehicles In Commercial Carsharing Schemes In Germany

Author: Anonym
Editor: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3656373817
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Master's Thesis from the year 2012 in the subject Economy - Transport Economics, grade: 80%, , course: Politics, Global Issues, Sustainability, Traffic Management, language: English, abstract: The prefeasibility study at hand proposes to integrate driverless vehicles in commercial carsharing schemes in Germany. It finds indications that carsharing has the potential to become a significant mode of transport because it responds to social and business change. On the other hand, the study shows that it is the human component in traffic causing the majority of accidents, which is why driverless vehicles are expected to reduce traffic accidents and improve road safety. By making use of the business management tools SWOT analysis and an ad hoc STEPLED analysis, the study conducts a micro-environmental and macro-environmental analysis of the German carmakers BMW and Daimler in regard to the proposed concept. The main finding is that the technology is generally expected to be marketable within the next two decades, if not much earlier. It can be expected that customers will accept driverless vehicle technologies and that many new target groups could be reached by the realisation of the concept. Carmakers should benefit from this potential and might be able to offset possible losses in their core business. The analysis does also show, however, that the current legislation poses several obstacles and might, if unchanged, delay the introduction of driverless vehicle technologies. It is recommended for carmakers to become active and start a public debate similar to the one in the United States. Moreover, it is recommended to collaborate closely with other mobility providers in order to avoid lobbying against the idea.

Road Vehicle Automation

Author: Gereon Meyer
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319059904
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This contributed volume covers all relevant aspects of road vehicle automation including societal impacts, legal matters, and technology innovation from the perspectives of a multitude of public and private actors. It is based on an expert workshop organized by the Transportation Research Board at Stanford University in July 2013. The target audience primarily comprises academic researchers, but the book may also be of interest to practitioners and professionals. Higher levels of road vehicle automation are considered beneficial for road safety, energy efficiency, productivity, convenience and social inclusion. The necessary key technologies in the fields of object-recognition systems, data processing and infrastructure communication have been consistently developed over the recent years and are mostly available on the market today. However, there is still a need for substantial research and development, e.g. with interactive maps, data processing, functional safety and the fusion of different data sources. Driven by stakeholders in the IT industry, intensive efforts to accelerate the introduction of road vehicle automation are currently underway.

Impact Of Autonomous Vehicles On Automobile Insurance

Author: Elizabeth Gong
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As technology revolutionizes the way cars are being built and driven, the fully autonomous-vehicle is born, an automobile that can sense traffic and environmental conditions and operate without human assistance. This will transform the automobile industry, and more specifically the automobile insurance industry. With the introduction of self-driving cars on the road, there are potential risk factors that need to be addressed and safety measures that need to be implemented before these vehicles can be sold to consumers and businesses in the market. This paper focuses on the impact of autonomous vehicles on automobile insurance for consumers, insurers, and manufacturers. As autonomous vehicles are introduced, personal cars will transform into a creative space for consumers that offer more options for customization. Ridesharing is also gaining increasing popularity in cities where personal vehicles are the primary mode of transportation. Autonomous ridesharing offers accessibility and convenience for customers and long term economical savings for businesses. The transition to fully autonomous vehicles on the road will take time, so the goal is to develop affordable insurance for consumers and businesses. These policies will aim to estimate losses and claims for insurers, set reasonable premiums, and evaluate potential changes in underwriting in order to assess the ultimate impact on the insurance industry.

Introduction To Automotive Engineering

Author: R. Sakthivel
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119479800
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The automotive industry is one of the largest and most important industries in the world. Cars, buses, and other engine-based vehicles abound in every country on the planet, and it is continually evolving, with electric cars, hybrids, self-driving vehicles, and so on. Technologies that were once thought to be decades away are now on our roads right now. Engineers, technicians, and managers are constantly needed in the industry, and, often, they come from other areas of engineering, such as electrical engineering, process engineering, or chemical engineering. Introductory books like this one are very useful for engineers who are new to the industry and need a tutorial. Also valuable as a textbook for students, this introductory volume not only covers the basics of automotive engineering, but also the latest trends, such as self-driving vehicles, hybrids, and electric cars. Not only useful as an introduction to the science or a textbook, it can also serve as a valuable reference for technicians and engineers alike. The volume also goes into other subjects, such as maintenance and performance. Data has always been used in every company irrespective of its domain to improve the operational efficiency and performance of engines. This work deals with details of various automotive systems with focus on designing various components of these system to suit the working conditions on roads. Whether a textbook for the student, an introduction to the industry for the newly hired engineer, or a reference for the technician or veteran engineer, this volume is the perfect introduction to the science of automotive engineering.

Automated Vehicles And Maas

Author: Bob Williams
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111976534X
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AUTOMATED VEHICLES AND MaaS A topical overview of the issues facing automated driving systems and Mobility as a Service, identifies the obstacles to implementation and offers potential solutions Advances in cooperative and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies, cultural and socio-economic shifts, measures to combat climate change, social pressures to reduce road deaths and injuries, and changing attitudes toward self-driving cars, are creating new and exciting mobility scenarios worldwide. However, many obstacles remain and are compounded by the consequences of COVID-19. Mobility as a Service (MaaS) integrates various forms of public and private transport services into a single on-demand mobility service. Combining trains, cars, buses, bicycles, and other forms of transport, MaaS promises a convenient, cost-effective, and eco-friendly alternative to private automobiles. Automated Vehicles and MaaS: Removing the Barriers is an up-to-date overview of the contemporary challenges facing CAVs and MaaS. Written in a clear and accessible style, this timely volume summarizes recent research studies, describes the evolution of automated driving systems and MaaS, identifies the barriers to their widespread adoption, and proposes potential solutions to overcome and remove these barriers. The text focuses on the claims, realities, politics, new organizational roles, and implementation problems associated with CAVs and MaaS—providing industry professionals, policymakers, planners, administrators, and investors with a clear understanding of the issues facing the introduction of automated driving systems and MaaS. This important guide and reference: Provides an overview of recent progress, the current state of the art, and discussion of future objectives Presents both technical background and general overview of automated driving systems and MaaS Covers political, commercial, and practical issues, as well as technical and research content, yet suitable for non-specialists Helps readers make informed decisions and realistic estimates for implementing mobility solutions and new business models for transport services Includes an extensive bibliography with direct links to in-depth technical engineering and research information Automated Vehicles and MaaS: Removing the Barriers is an essential resource for transport providers, vehicle manufacturers, urban and transport planners, students of transportation, vehicle technology, and urban planning, and transport policy and strategy managers, advisors, and reviewers.

Engineering Autonomous Vehicles And Robots

Author: Shaoshan Liu
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119570565
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Offers a step-by-step guide to building autonomous vehicles and robots, with source code and accompanying videos The first book of its kind on the detailed steps for creating an autonomous vehicle or robot, this book provides an overview of the technology and introduction of the key elements involved in developing autonomous vehicles, and offers an excellent introduction to the basics for someone new to the topic of autonomous vehicles and the innovative, modular-based engineering approach called DragonFly. Engineering Autonomous Vehicles and Robots: The DragonFly Modular-based Approach covers everything that technical professionals need to know about: CAN bus, chassis, sonars, radars, GNSS, computer vision, localization, perception, motion planning, and more. Particularly, it covers Computer Vision for active perception and localization, as well as mapping and motion planning. The book offers several case studies on the building of an autonomous passenger pod, bus, and vending robot. It features a large amount of supplementary material, including the standard protocol and sample codes for chassis, sonar, and radar. GPSD protocol/NMEA protocol and GPS deployment methods are also provided. Most importantly, readers will learn the philosophy behind the DragonFly modular-based design approach, which empowers readers to design and build their own autonomous vehicles and robots with flexibility and affordability. Offers progressive guidance on building autonomous vehicles and robots Provides detailed steps and codes to create an autonomous machine, at affordable cost, and with a modular approach Written by one of the pioneers in the field building autonomous vehicles Includes case studies, source code, and state-of-the art research results Accompanied by a website with supplementary material, including sample code for chassis/sonar/radar; GPS deployment methods; Vision Calibration methods Engineering Autonomous Vehicles and Robots is an excellent book for students, researchers, and practitioners in the field of autonomous vehicles and robots.

Autonomy

Author: Lawrence D. Burns
Editor: Ecco
ISBN: 9780062661128
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An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car—an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphone We stand on the brink of a technological revolution. Soon, few of us will own our own automobiles and instead will get around in driverless electric vehicles that we summon with the touch of an app. We will be liberated from driving, prevent over 90% of car crashes, provide freedom of mobility to the elderly and disabled, and decrease our dependence on fossil fuels. Autonomy is the story of the maverick engineers and computer nerds who are creating the revolution. Longtime advisor to the Google Self-Driving Car team and former GM research and development chief Lawrence D. Burns provides the perfectly-timed history of how we arrived at this point, in a character-driven and heavily reported account of the unlikely thinkers who accomplished what billion-dollar automakers never dared. Beginning with the way 9/11 spurred the U.S. government to set a million-dollar prize for a series of off-road robot races in the Mojave Desert up to the early 2016 stampede to develop driverless technology, Autonomy is a page-turner that represents a chronicle of the past, diagnosis of the present, and prediction of the future—the ultimate guide to understanding the driverless car and navigating the revolution it sparks.

Autonomous Vehicles

Author: George Dimitrakopoulos
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323901387
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Autonomous Vehicles: Technologies, Regulations, and Societal Impacts explores both the autonomous driving concepts and the key hardware and software enablers, Artificial intelligence tools, needed infrastructure, communication protocols, and interaction with non-autonomous vehicles. It analyses the impacts of autonomous driving using a scenario-based approach to quantify the effects on the overall economy and affected sectors. The book assess from a qualitative and quantitative approach, the future of autonomous driving, and the main drivers, challenges, and barriers. The book investigates whether individuals are ready to use advanced automated driving vehicles technology, and to what extent we as a society are prepared to accept highly automated vehicles on the road. Building on the technologies, opportunities, strengths, threats, and weaknesses, Autonomous Vehicles: Technologies, Regulations, and Societal Impacts discusses the needed frameworks for automated vehicles to move inside and around cities. The book concludes with a discussion on what in applications comes next, outlining the future research needs. Broad, interdisciplinary and systematic coverage of the key issues in autonomous driving and vehicles Examines technological impact on society, governance, and the economy as a whole Includes foundational topical coverage, case studies, objectives, and glossary

The Laser That S Changing The World

Author: Todd Neff
Editor: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1633884678
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Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for its development Lidar--a technology evolved from radar, but using laser light rather than microwaves--has found an astounding range of applications, none more prominent than its crucial role in enabling self-driving cars. This accessible introduction to a fascinating and increasingly vital technology focuses on the engaging human stories of lidar's innovators as they advance and adapt it to better understand air, water, ice and Earth - not to mention mapping Mars and Mercury, spotting incoming nuclear warheads, and avoiding pedestrians and cyclists on city streets. Award-winning science writer Todd Neff invites readers behind the scenes to meet some of the great innovators who have explored and expanded the uses of this amazing technology: people like MIT scientist Louis Smullin, whose lidar bounced light off the moon soon after the laser's invention; Allan Carswell, who plumbed the shallows of Lake Erie en route to developing the aerial lidar now essential for coastal mapping and hurricane damage assessment; Red Whittaker, the field robotics pioneer who was putting lidar on his autonomous contraptions as early as the 1980s; and David Hall, whose laser sombrero on a Toyota Tundra gave birth to modern automotive lidar. These are just some of the stories Neff tells before looking ahead to a future that could bring lidar to unpiloted air taxis, to the contaminated pipes of the U.S. nuclear weapons complex, and to satellites capable of pinpointing greenhouse gas sources from orbit. As the author makes clear, the sky is no limit with lidar, which promises to make our world safer, healthier, and vastly more interesting.

The Future Is Now

Author: Kate Gaul
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"All major automakers are engaged in [autonomous vehicle] AV research, as are auto upstarts Tesla and Uber, and tech innovators Bosch and Google, whose vehicles have test-driven hundreds of thousands of miles . . . . Full-scale commercial introduction is anticipated within five to 20 years. Google executives say they will be ready in a year. In the meantime, varying levels of automation are in development, under production, and on roads. With such potential, AVs stand to alter how society views disability, uses its time, develops infrastructure, and provides jobs. Policymakers must be prepared for the changes ahead to take advantage of the touted benefits and to ameliorate the inevitable disruptions. This Backgrounder summarizes the status of the industry and technology, federal involvement, and legislative action taken by the states to date" (page 1).

Marktpl Tze Im Umbruch

Author: Claudia Linnhoff-Popien
Editor: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662437821
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Alle Branchen befinden sich derzeit in derselben Situation: Unternehmen bedienen ihre Kunden oft noch über konventionelle Kanäle, obwohl viel mehr Kenntnis und Erreichbarkeit vorhanden ist. Technisch ist es möglich, den Ort des Kunden zu bestimmen, die Situation, in der er sich befindet. Mit diesem Wissen kann man reagieren: personalisiert können Leistungen des Unternehmens angeboten werden, die zu den Bedürfnissen des Kunden passen. Wenn das Unternehmen dies nicht tut, wird das Geschäft von anderen Playern im Markt abgegraben. Vertriebskanäle werden zunehmend bei Partnern etabliert, auch um gebündelte Produkte anzubieten. Es entstehen Orchestrierung und Kollaboration, und das Social Business reagiert viel stärker auf die Meinung der Kunden zum Produkt.

Networking Vehicles To Everything

Author: Markus Mueck, Ingolf Karls
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 1501507206
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Automatic For The City

Author: Riccardo Bobisse
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000705269
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How will automated vehicles change our lives? Where are the opportunities and challenges? Future streets require planning today. This timely book envisions ways in which changes to urban mobility and technology will transform city streetscapes and, importantly, how cities can prepare. It is a reflection on the relationship between new technologies and urbanism, as well as an agile urban design manual with pictures illustrating potential spatial arrangements enabled by the new technologies. Two case studies in the central urban cores of London and Los Angeles will be presented to show how neighborhoods can be redesigned for the better and how to apply good urban design principles across towns and cities worldwide.

Artificial Intelligence For Business Optimization

Author: Bhuvan Unhelkar
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1000409430
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This book explains how AI and Machine Learning can be applied to help businesses solve problems, support critical thinking and ultimately create customer value and increase profit. By considering business strategies, business process modeling, quality assurance, cybersecurity, governance and big data and focusing on functions, processes, and people’s behaviors it helps businesses take a truly holistic approach to business optimization. It contains practical examples that make it easy to understand the concepts and apply them. It is written for practitioners (consultants, senior executives, decision-makers) dealing with real-life business problems on a daily basis, who are keen to develop systematic strategies for the application of AI/ML/BD technologies to business automation and optimization, as well as researchers who want to explore the industrial applications of AI and higher-level students.

Commercial Vehicle Technology 2018

Author: Karsten Berns
Editor: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658213000
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Die Beiträge der Commercial Vehicle Technology 2018 sind eine Sammlung von Publikationen für das 5. CVT Symposium der TU Kaiserslautern. Wie in den Jahren zuvor, 2010, 2012, 2014 und 2016 wurden zahlreiche Beiträge zu aktuellen Entwicklungen im Nutzfahrzeugbereich zu einer interessanten und informativen Sammlung zusammengestellt. Die Beiträge sind für Maschinenbauer, Elektrotechniker und Informatiker aus Industrie und Wissenschaft von Interesse und zeigen den aktuellen Stand der Technik auf diesem Gebiet. Die Inhalte der Publikationen umfassen die Themen unterstütztes und automatisiertes Fahren und Arbeiten, Energie- und Ressourceneffizienz, innovative Entwicklung und Fertigung, Sicherheit, Zuverlässigkeit und Langlebigkeit sowie Systemsimulation. Die Konferenz findet vom 13. bis 15. März 2018 an der Technischen Universität Kaiserslautern statt und erwartet den Besuch vieler renommierter Wissenschaftler und Vertreter der Industrie. The proceedings of Commercial Vehicle Technology 2018 are a collection of publications for the 5th CVT Symposium at the University of Kaiserslautern. As in the previous years 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 numerous submissions focusing on current developments in the field of commercial vehicles have been composed into an interesting and informative collection. The contributions are of interest for mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and computer scientists working in industry and academia and show the current state-of-the-art in this field. The contents of the publications span the topics assisted and automated driving and working, energy and resource efficiency, innovative development and manufacturing, safety, reliability and durability as well as system simulation. The conference is held on March 13 to 15, 2018 at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern and is expecting the attendance of many renowned scientists and representatives of industry.

Affordable Autonomous Lightweight Personal Mobility

Author: Michael Chia-Liang Lin
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Self-driving cars and micro-mobility services are among the most important trends in the mobility landscape. While robo-taxi services are still in the pilot phase, residents in many cities today are adopting micro-mobility services as a more affordable and energy-efficient last-mile alternative to traditional forms of transportation. This dissertation proposes a new genre of urban mobility by bringing together the advantages of micro-mobility with those of the self-driving car. This dissertation presents a novel vehicle design that leverages the safety and autonomous navigation capabilities of a self-driving car while remaining ecologically responsible, lightweight, and affordable. In addition, the novel design enables new types of urban mobility services with the ability to operate autonomously in bike lanes and low-speed urban environments, and to provide door-to-door mobility delivery of both people and goods. The proposed autonomous vehicle design takes a bottom-up approach, piecing together modularized hardware components and software blocks and giving rise to autonomous functionality. During the development of these systems, multiple full-scale working prototypes were completed, each designed to explore a specific research goal. The testing and evaluation of these prototypes were conducted within urban living labs, using the bike lanes of Cambridge, Taipei, and Andorra. Each prototype concluded with a public exhibition demonstrating the validity of these systems when applied to hypothetical mobility scenarios of the future. This dissertation includes the following five contributions: 1. A new genre of mobility that enables novel mobility services of the future. 2. A software framework for autonomous navigation that utilizes low-cost sensors and computers. 3. A set of human-machine interactions using state-of-the-art autonomous vehicle perception as input for establishing effective Vehicle-to-Pedestrian communications. 4. A new methodology for road tests and evaluation of these systems i n the living environment. 5. The introduction of a possible decentralized community-based mobility industry. This dissertation will describe the research story of successful cooperation across academic institutions, cities, industries, and borders.

Creating Autonomous Vehicle Systems

Author: Shaoshan Liu
Editor: Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ISBN: 1681739364
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This is one of the first technical overviews of autonomous vehicles written for a general computing and engineering audience. Students will find a comprehensive overview of the entire autonomous technology stack and practitioners will find many practical techniques. Throughout the book, the authors share their practical experiences designing autonomous vehicle systems. These systems are complex, consisting of three major subsystems: (1) algorithms for localization, perception, and planning and control; (2) client systems, such as the robotics operating system and hardware platform; and (3) the cloud platform, which includes data storage, simulation, high-definition (HD) mapping, and deep learning model training. The algorithm subsystem extracts meaningful information from sensor raw data to understand its environment and make decisions as to its future actions. The client subsystem integrates these algorithms to meet real-time and reliability requirements. The cloud platform provides offline computing and storage capabilities for autonomous vehicles. Using the cloud platform, new algorithms can be tested so as to update the HD map in addition to training better recognition, tracking, and decision models. Since the first edition of this book was released, many universities have adopted it in their autonomous driving classes, and the authors received many helpful comments and feedback from readers. Based on this, the second edition was improved by extending and rewriting multiple chapters and adding two commercial test case studies. In addition, a new section entitled “Teaching and Learning from this Book” was added to help instructors better utilize this book in their classes. The second edition captures the latest advances in autonomous driving and that it also presents usable real-world case studies to help readers better understand how to utilize their lessons in commercial autonomous driving projects.

Ai Ml Powering The Agents Of Automation

Author: Deepika M
Editor: BPB Publications
ISBN: 9388511638
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Learn Why, What, Where, When Who and How behind the technologies of the AI & ML powering the Agents of Automation in a simple manner. DESCRIPTION We are faced with automatic machines and autonomous agents gradually replacing a lot of activities, hitherto have been carried out by humans. From airports to call centers, shop floors in the factory to accounting and finance departments in large businesses, we are finding increasing applications of AI & ML led automation. Most of the time, the autonomous machines we interact with or work with, like the Robots, Drones and Self driving cars evoke awe, inspiration & perplexity at the same time. They seem to be the tools only used by the most technology empowered organizations and technology geeks. The effort of this book is to go under the veil of all these automation agents, explain their benefits and expose the way they work by leveraging hardware and software powered by AI & ML as well. We expect the book to demystify these technologies to the learners in a reader friendly manner without using too much of jargon, egging them to take the next step to develop a passion to follow and leverage these trends for their productivity and enhance their quality of life. KEY FEATURES ● Explore various trends of Automation impacting our lives today. ● Explains the reasons behind the proliferations of the various bots and autonomous agents. ● Explores the various areas being impacted by the use of these new workforce made of machines. ● Examines the components that make up Robots, Chatbots, Autonomous cars and Drones. ● Throws a light on the various limitations and threats encountered by the Agents of Automation ● Explores how, Blockchain can be used to protect IOT, Robots, Drones and Autonomous cars. ● Throws a light on the various tools used to build Robots, Chatbots and RPA. ● Outlines the steps undertaken to manage while building projects to deploy the Agents of Automation. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN From this book, you will get a very good idea about the various agents of automation like IOT, Robots, Chatbots, and Robotic Process Automation, Drones and Autonomous cars. Why do we use these machines? Where do we use them? Where do we find their applications? What are the components that go into making of these machines? High level knowledge on how we can build them and what are the advantages, disadvantages, risks and appropriate way to limit these risks. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book is for all the students and those passionate to get a fundamental knowledge on various aspects of Disruptive technologies prevalent today like IOT, AI, ML, Blockchain and Automation. Engineering students, CXOs in organizations, Government officials, Digital natives and the young generation of technology enthusiasts will find this book extremely interesting and informative. Table of Contents Introduction to Automated Personal Assistants: Past, Present & The Future Disruptive models led by digitization Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, The languages of Automation Internet Of Things , Industry 4.0 And Factories Of Tomorrow Robots Robotic Process Automation Drones Chatbots & Voice Assistants Autonomous Cars Artificial Intelligence & Automation Gone Wrong Blockchain-The New Generation Tool For Cybersecurity Blockchain As A Protector Of The Agents Of Automation Summary and Conclusion CHAPTER WISE QUESTIONS GLOSSARY: AGENTS OF AUTOMATION