As stated in the recently published Defense Science Board Summer Study on Autonomy, the design cycle of an autonomous system
is envisioned as a continuous process that "begins with experimentation and development of doctrine and CONOPs, followed by specification of operational requirements, and proceeds to system design, development, testing, training, operations, and maintenance.
will reliably perform highly survivable, self-organizing, adaptive mission capabilities that cannot be easily defeated either by killing individual platforms and sensors or providing capabilities to do things that would be otherwise unaffordable or result in impractical manning.
The same will be true of interconnected intelligent autonomous systems
Those who are designing autonomous systems
have to produce something that inspires confidence.
Ironically, the main motivation behind the push toward autonomous systems
is manning, said Air Force Chief Scientist Dr.
Navy -- because it is the most challenging for autonomous systems
, McCormick said.
To develop an autonomous system
that drives by itself - they don't exist yet.
The fundamental unit of Internet routing is not the router but the Autonomous System
(AS), a group of routers controlled by the same routing authority--this may be a backbone, an ISP, or a business.
The company's autonomous system
is to compete with Tesla's Auto Pilot.
It is generally accepted that a fully autonomous system
would have the ability to:
Over extended operation, equipment will degrade, human preferences and needs will change, environmental context will drift, novel influences and obstacles will appear for which an autonomous system
has not been explicitly prepared, and high-level goals and missions may shift.
powered, autonomous system
will gain an audit-able trail of interactions and decisions made, accomplished by hashing information about each agent task to the blockchain so it cannot be changed.