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George Mason Students Have New Dining Option: Food Delivered by Robots

George Mason University students will soon have a fleet of 25 autonomous wheeled robots delivering meals to them across campus. The robots, known as SnackBots, can each carry up to 20 pounds and travel four miles an hour, for an … Seguir leyendo

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Machine Learning Leads Mathematicians to Unsolvable Problem

In exploring a machine learning problem, a team of researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa discovered a mathematically unanswerable question associated with logical paradoxes defined by mathematician Kurt Godel. The team determined “learnability”—whether an algorithm can extract … Seguir leyendo

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A Fleet of Autonomous Robots Is Making One of the World’s Oldest Foods

An autonomous, bread-making robotic oven made by Wilkinson Baking of Walla Walla, WA, can produce 235 loaves daily, ranging from white and whole wheat to nine grain to honey oat and rye. The BreadBot mixes, kneads, bakes, and cools the … Seguir leyendo

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Virtual Reality Gets Real In the Operating Room

A growing number of hospitals and medical centers are embracing virtual technology (VR), with the goal of providing better and faster training for resident doctors and surgeons. Stanford University students learn anatomy by walking around a lifelike digital hologram of … Seguir leyendo

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One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine

  The success of DeepMind’s chess-playing AlphaZero algorithm mirrors the evolution of machine learning and its ability to deduce rules via experiential learning. AlphaZero’s ability to express insight also is unsettling, as it played gambits and took risks in matches … Seguir leyendo

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