MacGyver Bot Learns To Repurpose Random Objects as Tools

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Led by Mike Stilman (Interactive Comp), the team at Georgia Tech will use a three-year $900,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop a bot that uses a custom algorithm to scan a room for random objects, size up their usefulness and functions, and then use it to accomplish a more complex task. Source: Gizmodo

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College of Computing, School of Interactive Computing

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Computer Science/Information Technology and Security, Digital Media and Entertainment, Robotics
Keywords
Mike Stillman; Golem Krang; Robotics; MacGyver Bot; rescue
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  • Created By: Michaelanne Dye
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 10, 2012 - 7:35am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:26pm