February 7, 2012

Learning by Watching: Robot See, Robot Do

Robert Krulwich, NPR


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"Consider the perceptual challenges inherent in the robotic manipulation of unseen socks," says an engineering team at the University of California, Berkeley.

Suppose you're a robot. If you had a camera in your head, and you could watch a human doing a simple task, like bunching a pair of socks, could you, just by watching, learn to do it too?

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TAGGED: Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Robots

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