Knife-Wielding Supermarket Checkout Robot Taught Not To Stab Customers
2013-11-07 0:00

From: HuffingtonPost

In what could prove to be one of the most important moves ever made by humanity, scientists have taught our soon-to-be-robot-overlords not to stab us.

Cornell University engineers have modified an assembly line machine and taught it to scan items at a check out.

But rather than have it flailing around with knives and frozen baguettes they have used a clever for of algorithmic learning to teach it the best trajectory for scanning a potentially dangerous item in the presence of people.



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Read the full article at: huffingtonpost.co.uk



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