As unmanned aircraft become more autonomous, the software controlling their behavior becomes more complex. And the problem of ensuring that software does only what it is supposed to becomes more challenging.   Under an 18-month, $185,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts are working with manufacturer Aurora Flight Sciences to explore how advances in computer science could enable UAVs to operate more safely, reliably and ...


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