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Researchers Teach Robots Deception by Mimicking Squirrels
1/29/2013

Georgia Tech researchers Ronald Arkin and Alan Wagner pose with robots that have been trained to deceive each other by studying the behavior of squirrels trying to protect their food stash. The work funded by the Office of Naval Research could eventually be used by the US military.   (Source: Georgia Tech)
Georgia Tech researchers Ronald Arkin and Alan Wagner pose with robots that have been trained to deceive each other by studying the behavior of squirrels trying to protect their food stash. The work funded by the Office of Naval Research could eventually be used by the US military.
(Source: Georgia Tech)

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rpl3000
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Re: Clever method
rpl3000   1/29/2013 12:00:53 PM
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Sometimes its the opposite. I often think that when I see a squirrel repeatedly trying to get some food in a bird feeder that maybe it's stuck in a loop!

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Clever method
Elizabeth M   1/29/2013 11:43:19 AM
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In my coverage of robots, it always interests me how researchers try to mimic the natural world to create robots not just for movements, but also for artificial intelligence. Squirrels are a clever choice for this type of deceptive behavior.

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