This interview took place at the Machine Intelligence in Autonomous Vehicles Summit, San Francisco 2017.
Pratik shared his thoughts on the following topics:
- What do you think are the main issues we need to solve before putting fully autonomous vehicles on the road?
- You mention "different approaches to autonomous driving", which do you think will optimise autonomous driving?
- What developments do you think we can expect from machine learning in the next 5 years? And what do you hope to see?
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this interview are personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Volkswagen Group.
Pratik Prabhanjan Brahma is a machine learning research engineer at the Volkswagen Electronics Research Labarotary (ERL) in Belmont, California. His current research is focused on developing deep learning technologies for autonomous driving. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida where he worked on reliable subspace representation for machine learning. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He was also one of the top 30 selected candidates in the Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO) of 2005.