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Old 02-23-2011, 08:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
RobertSmalls
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In theory, a computer would know its road load and BSFC at all times, and know exactly where the "sweet spot" is located, and time lights perfectly 100% of the time, etc. In theory, a computer would run circles around the best human hypermilers. Instead of emulating us, it would run a huge optimization calculation seeking out the lowest fuel consumption solution that meets the driver's requirements (getting to work in x minutes, e.g.).

In practice, an AI can't get a driver's license yet, so it's moot.
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