Honors College Theses

Publication Date



Electrical and Computer Engineering (B.S.)

Document Type and Release Option

Thesis (restricted to Georgia Southern)

Faculty Mentor

Rami Haddad


This project aimed to compare the performance of multiple different artificial intelligence training methods using their performance controlling a vehicle on a testing track. The specific methods used in this project were a Dense Convolutional Network (DCN) and Residual Neural Network (RNN). Using each of these methods, the vehicle was able to go around the track successfully, though each had different levels of error and training times. Based on the results of speed vs errors made, the best model found in this project was that of the DCN with an average accuracy of 99.61%. However, the DCN needed over 28 minutes to train, while the RNN only needed 13 minutes to get 96.36% on the same dataset. This made the RNN the best model for speed and quick training requirements.