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Can robots predict the future?

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Many robots need to predict the future. Consider path planning in order to safely navigate to a goal position, or the more fundamental problem of obstacle avoidance which implicitly anticipates the undesirable consequence of a collision. There are many ways we can build anticipation into robots, but the one I would like to discuss in this talk is robots with simulation-based internal models. Illustrated with results from recent experiments I will show how such internal models can improve safety or fault detection in robots swarms, or allow us to build robots with simple ethical behaviours. Perhaps this approach might open a path to robots with artificial theory of mind?

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Organisation - York Doctoral Symposium

Contact Name - Alan Winfield

E-mail - Alan.Winfield@uwe.ac.uk

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17-11-2016 @ 09:00 AM (CET) to
17-11-2016 @ 10:00 AM (CET)
 

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