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Motion Prediction using Trajectory Sets and Self-Driving Domain Knowledge

January 13, 2021 Publications

Authors: Freddy A. Boulton, Elena Corina Grigore, Eric M. Wolff

Published: Jan. 13, 2021

Summary: We build on classification-based approaches to motion prediction by adding an auxiliary loss that penalizes off-road predictions. This auxiliary loss can easily be pretrained using only map information (e.g., off-road area), which significantly improves performance on small datasets. We also investigate weighted cross-entropy losses to capture spatial-temporal relationships among trajectories. Our final contribution is a detailed comparison of classification and ordinal regression on two public self-driving datasets.

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