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Wildlife Critters Inspire Scientists To Build Deceptive Robots
2012-12-04 12:36:57

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have used the deceptive behavior patterns of squirrels and birds to develop robots that are able to deceive each other.

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2010-09-09 10:49:53

Researchers conduct experiment as part of what is believed to be the first detailed examination of robot deception.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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