Digital twins: An on-ramp to autonomous driving

Traffic digital twin can relieve congestion with big data and cloud computing.
Driver digital twin can provide prediction information regarding surrounding drivers’ behaviors. (Purdue University image/Ziran Wang)
Vehicle digital twin can monitor vehicle status in real time.
Professor Ziran Wang presents his work on digital twins in a National Science Foundation workshop in 2022.



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