Umar Zakir Abdul Hamid

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A Ph.D. holder, Umar Zakir Abdul Hamid is one of the pioneering researchers in the autonomous vehicle (AV) field in Malaysia. Dr. Hamid was a member of Intelligent Drive Team of Vehicle System Engineering Research Group (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia). The team leads the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and AV-related research in Malaysia, where previous collaborators include Proton Holdings Berhad and Smart Mobility Research Center (Tokyo). Umar Zakir served as an AV Scientist with Moovita (Singapore & Malaysia) from 2017-2018, before embarking on a new journey as an AV Senior Engineer in Espoo, Finland. He is a reviewer for several prestigious journals and conferences in the automotive and robotics field.

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Path Planning (PP) is one of the prerequisites in ensuring safe navigation and manoeuvrability control for driverless vehicles. Due to the dynamic nature of the real world, PP needs to address changing environments and how autonomous vehicles respond to them. This book explores PP in the context of road vehicles, robots, off-road scenarios, multi-robot motion, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs ).

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