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ERWIN Helps Researches Study Relationship Between Humans And Robots
2014-02-08 08:40:10

Researchers from the University of Lincoln’s School of Computer Science are developing a “friendly robot” in order to better learn how humans and androids can forge long-term relationships with one another.

Robots In The Cloud: RoboEarth Is Like The World Wide Web For Robots
2014-01-15 04:39:29

Scientists have created a network called RoboEarth for robots to pass on information they learn to one another, essentially creating a collective cloud mind.

2013-12-11 00:20:07

Some of Waseda University's robots include TWENDY-ONE which supports the elderly, WABIAN-2 and KOBIAN bi-pedal robots with emotions, SCHEMA, the robot that can converse with many

2013-11-08 23:00:44

“The challenge in all of this,” Jeffrey Epstein remarked, who funds the project along with the Hong Kong Innovation in Technology Fund, “is to create a robotic nervous system that can perceive

Janken Robot Cheats, Wins At Rock-Paper-Scissors
2013-11-04 18:03:37

It’s easy to win a game of Paper-Rock-Scissors when you have super vision and are able to distinguish what your opponent will throw before they actually finish throwing it.

Role Playing Games Desensitize To Real Experience
2013-10-29 08:54:58

Role-playing video games (RPGs) can alter our experience of reality and desensitize us to real-life experiences and body signals, says a new study.

Dogs Could Help Roboticists Train Social Robots
2013-09-13 04:13:38

Watching how a dog interacts with a prototype during testing could help the designers fine-tune their robots, according to the study published in the journal Animal Cognition.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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