Saturday, August 18, 2007

Creepy Self-Modeling Starfish Robot Teaches Itself To Walk.

This is an awesome video I found at of a smart robot learning how to walk.

"Starfish will flail its limbs around and take note of which movements alter its position in space. It’ll then learn to keep nothing but those arm movements that propel it in the direction it wants to go"

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What I wanna know is why didn't they give it the ability to move it's legs back and forth instead of just up and down? I'm an amateur and even I know that my robots legs have to move in 3 dimensions to be able to walk efficiently. That thing looks like it's struggling.


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