As highly automated systems are becoming more and more popular, assurance challenges have become increasingly visible through high-profile crashes and incidents. In a recently published article for Nature Machine Intelligence, Gregory Falco, assistant research professor in the Department of Civil and Systems Engineering and the Institute for Assured Autonomy (IAA), and a team of collaborators from government organizations, industry and academia, proposes a mechanism to drive widespread assurance of highly automated systems.

Read the full article on how Falco and his colleagues feel that independent audit can provide a solution to this issue.