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Robot Being Taught Language Through Artificial Neuronal Network
2013-02-20 05:05:12

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.

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2009-09-07 12:25:00

Scientists are developing a new robot called iCub that may eventually learn how to adapt its behavior to changing circumstances, offering new insights into the development of human consciousness.

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2008-02-29 00:30:00

Scientists at University of Plymouth will soon begin a 4-year study to determine if they can teach a 3 ft. baby robot named iCub how to talk.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.