Rise of the robots (discussion)

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Three robot engineers discuss their work on this BBC World Service radio programme (should be available worldwide).

One the engineers is Paul Newman (Oxford Robotics Institute) who does navigation and self-driving vehicles. They’ve done some interesting 3D mapping as well:

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Ayanna Howard (GA Tech) does work on swarm technology which involves some social behavior aspects, including emotional detection in the face.

Linked to the current robot exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

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