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Jace Allen

Jace Allen is the Director of ADAS/AD Engineering and Business Development at dSPACE, Inc., where he manages business for Autonomous Technology, Validation and Verification (V&V) Systems, and MBD Data management/processes. He has designed and managed hundreds of simulation/test and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) system implementations for customers in the automotive, commercial vehicle, and aerospace areas. His background includes system engineering and MBD product development for vehicle controls/testing, AV/safety/security, and test/data management systems. A longstanding member of SAE, IEEE, AIAA, and INCOSE, Jace has several patents in advanced sensor technology and has published/presented in many areas relating to embedded engineering and testing.


Strategic considerations for a comprehensive infrastructure for AD software development

Data-driven development of AD software features requires discrete, independent steps. Each development step requires significant amounts of data, development resources and infrastructure. This presentation looks at this process, considering agile CI/CD frameworks and AI-based software needs, and identifies common pitfalls in choosing the tools/processes that can lead to inefficiencies and rework. The presentation then recommends a comprehensive approach to identifying the key assets and infrastructure requirements that can yield considerable savings, while providing cost-effective development/test asset reuse and traceable development/validation processes necessary for the quality and safety required for standards such as ISO 26262 and SOTIF.