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2. Foundations of Synthetic data

Necmi Gürsakal1  , Sadullah Çelik2 and Esma Birişçi2
Bursa, Turkey
Aydın, Turkey

This chapter explores the different types of synthetic data, how to generate fair synthetic data, and the benefits and challenges presented by synthetic data. It also explores the synthetic-real field gap and how to overcome it with field transfer, adaptation, and randomization. We discuss how simulation automates data labeling in autonomous vehicle companies and how real-world experience is inevitable. Finally, we discuss how data can be pretrained, ...

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