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Robots aren’t actually “taught” but rather are programmed. There have been attempts to create a system that can allow robots to “learn” but it is still a matter of essentially programming the new skills.
Cory-Ann Smarr, a member of Georgia Tech's Human Factors and Aging Laboratory, recently talked with redOrbit about her team’s research into the psychology of robotic assistance.
Researchers from Georgia Tech have called upon the television series MacGyver for inspiration as they plan to build a robot able to use its own ingenuity to go into a dangerous situation and rescue any who may be in harm’s way.
The robot take over is nigh. Robotic scientists, it seems, are hell bent on creating autonomous, animalistic robots.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will showcase a broad range of NSF-funded projects at this year's USA Science & Engineering Festival at the Washington Convention Center this weekend.
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