Teaching robots lateral thinking
February 25, 2013New algorithms could help household robots work around their physical shortcomings.
Autonomous robot scans ship hulls for mines
July 16, 2012Algorithms enable robot to navigate and view propellers and other complex structures.
Mechanical engineers develop an ‘intelligent co-pilot’ for cars
July 12, 2012Semiautonomous system takes the wheel to keep drivers safe.
Smarter robot arms
September 20, 2011A combination of two algorithms developed at MIT allows autonomous robots to execute tasks much more efficiently — and move more predictably.