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Today: August 25, 2016

June 18, 1992

High School Senior Wins Computer Science Contest with Traffic Flow Program

The Los Angeles Times reported on high school senior Kevin Chang, who won an area computer science contest with a program to improve traffic flow by automatically controlling acceleration and braking. Chang's program utilized an infrared sensor that monitored the distance between a car and other objects and told the car whether to speed up or slow down.