Georgia Tech Robots Learn Deceptive Behaviors from Squirrels (w/ video)

If this doesn’t belong in our “Robots Replacing Humans” Archive, nothing does. Can’t wait until this is totally developed. Just think the tasks the Controllers could program into deceptive robots. . . . EDITOR

from IEEESpectrum

POSTED BY: EVAN ACKERMAN  /  MON, DECEMBER 03, 2012

We know, we know, robots being deceptive sounds like a bad thing. Potentially avery bad thing. But the fact is, deception is everywhere, and for good reason: being deceptive is often the most efficient and effective way to protect yourself from harm. Deception is by no means unique to humans, either: animals are masters at deceiving other animals (and us), and Ron Arkin’s group at Georgia Tech has been teaching robots to learn deception from a pro: the squirrel. . . . Read Complete Report

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