AI programs compete for prize for passing Turing test

Six computer programs will compete for the $100,000 and a gold medal Loebner prize in order to pass the Turing Test. The test was devised half a century ago by the great mathematician Alan Turing. The procedure of test is simply to be able to recognize a computer program from a human speaker, without knowing […]

New word recognition software for internet

The new software that has recently been introduced by Cognition Technologies, is aimed to teach the computer the “meanings” of words.This might just be the beginning of the web 3.0, before the 2.0 version is over. It also looks like a huge step paving the way toward the strong Artificial Intelligence. When the computers are […]

iRobot to Create Revolutionary New Robot for DARPA

Company Receives $3.3 Million Award to Develop Cutting-Edge Robots that Help Soldiers Gain Access to Denied or Hostile Areas BEDFORD, Mass.(BUSINESS WIRE)iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Army Research Office have awarded the company a new multi-year, multi-million dollar R&D project to develop Chemical Robots […]

iRobot Receives Award for DARPA LANdroids Program

iRobot Receives Award to Develop Small Mobile Communications Relay Robot – Empowering Warfighters with Ad-Hoc Communications In Theater. BURLINGTON, Mass., March 3, 2008 – iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced it has received an award under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) LANdroids program.Through this multi-year robotics research and development program, iRobot will develop […]

Killer military robots pose latest threat to humanity

A robotics expert at the University of Sheffield will today (27 February 2008) issue stark warnings over the threat posed to humanity by new robot weapons being developed by powers worldwide. In a keynote address to the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Professor Noel Sharkey, from the University´s Department of Computer Science, will express his […]

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