My Extended Project

Events

Paperwork

8 September 2016

Filling in page 5,6,9 record form.

Visit to local library

8 September 2016

To understand how to gather secondary resources.

Attended online research lecture

8 September 2016

To learn how to research for reliable and accurate data.
Understanding how to reference using the Harvard style.

Meeting with coordinator

8 September 2016

Meeting with mentor to discuss initial ideas and topic.

Personal research using internet

12 September 2016 - 16 September 2016

Personal online research about autonomous vehicles.

E - Mail Prof. Dr. Wünsche

12 September 2016

Contact to Prof Dr Wünsche, prof at Bundeswehr Univerity Munich and specialised in autonomous vehicles.

Answer Prof Dr Wünsche

14 September 2016

Answer from Prof Dr Wünshce, does not have time for interview.

Start EPQ report

15 September 2016

First ideas about EPQ and start of writing the EPQ report.

Paperwork

19 September 2016

Filling in page 10 record form.

Meeting with coordinator

22 September 2016

Discussion about my title. Decided to put "Are we ready for autonomous cars?" as a working title.

Start research Autonomous vehicles

27 September 2016

Started research in the internet about history autonomous vehicles.

Start introduction

5 Oktober 2016

Start introduction of the EPQ.

Meeting with coordinator

7 Oktober 2016

First draft completed of introduction and history of autonomous vehicles. Filled in page 5 record form.

Personal research using internet

19 Oktober 2016

Personal research using internet about history of autonomous cars.

Meeting with coordinator

4 November 2016

Second draft history of autonomous vehicles.

Personal research using internet

7 November 2016

Personal research using internet about advantages and disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Meeting with coordinator

22 November 2016

First draft advantages and disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Personal research using internet

24 November 2016

Further personal research using the internet about disadvantages and disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Meeting with coordinator

1 Dezember 2016

Second draft advantages and disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Work on my own

2 Dezember 2016

Start constructing timeline of history of technology of autonomous cars using preceden.com.

Work on my own

22 Dezember 2016

Work on my own about the advantages of autonomous vehicles. Research and analysis of the trolley problem.

Own research

16 Januar 2017

Further research about moral responsibility, and other problems connected with autonomous vehicles.

Paperwork

Approx. 19 Januar 2017

Fill in page 11 of Record Form.

Meeting with coordinator

19 Januar 2017

Discussion about the structure of the list of the advantages and disadvantages.

Further research history AVs

23 Januar 2017

Further research about AVs, especially about the developments in the years 2000s.

Finish History AVs

25 Januar 2017

Timeline about history of AVs finished.

Working on social dilemma

6 Februar 2017

Continue working on the social dilemma of autonomous vehicles.

Technologies of AVs

17 Februar 2017

Finish working on various technologies implemented in semi autonomous and full autonomous vehicles.

Finish work on moral dilemma

Approx. 20 Februar 2017

Finished working on the moral dilemma of autonomous vehicles.

Environmental Implications

Approx. 23 Februar 2017

Start working and researching on the environmental implications autonomous vehicles will have.

Meeting with coordinator

Approx. 2 März 2017

Discussion about changing title. Hand in draft about moral dilemma. Discussion about title. Decided to change it to "Autonomous vehicles in society", as more accurate to my research.

Work on my own

Approx. 8 März 2017

Further work on advantages of autonomous vehicles.

Work on my own

Approx. 14 März 2017

Further working on disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Work on my own

Approx. 24 März 2017

Additional details added on different technologies used for autonomous vehicles.

Meeting with coordinator

Approx. 28 März 2017

Talk about how to structure advantages and disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Work on my own

Approx. 5 April 2017

Further research and work about disadvantages of autonomous vehicles.

Work on my own

Approx. 19 April 2017

Research on legal implications of autonomous vehicles.

Paperwork

Approx. 23 April 2017

Fill in page 12 of Record form.

Meeting with coordinator

Approx. 25 April 2017

Handed in work done so far and discussion about structure. Discussion about title, final title is " An investigation and analysis into the impacts of autonomous vehicles upon society".

Work on my own

Approx. 2 Mai 2017

Writing conclusion, and start doing the presentation.

Work on my own

Approx. 3 Mai 2017

Finished doing presentation.

Held presentation

Approx. 4 Mai 2017

Held presentation of my EPQ.

Paperwork

5 Mai 2017

Fill in page 15 of record form.