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    Algorithm beats jigsaw-solving record

    ... ... if one piece becomes progressively lighter from left to right, it is likely that the piece nestles between a lighter piece on the left and a darker one on the right. In addition to solving puzzles, Gallagher also used elements of his algorithm to enter ...

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    Humanoid soccer championship 2012

    ... Thailand's Humanoid Robot Soccer Championship 2012 was jointly organized by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited, the Thai Robotics Society (TRS), FIBO of King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi and the National Electronics and Compute ...

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    Watson, the Computer Jeopardy! Champion, and the Future of Artificial Intelligence

    ... Earlier this month, the nation watched as Watson, a computer system designed by IBM, drubbed the two all time champions of Jeopardy. Journalist Stephen Baker spent a year behind the scenes, as the team of IBM engineers struggled to design and build Watson ...

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    CES: Reborn Pleo dinobot more interactive, tough

    ... The updated robot dinosaur, Pleo Rb, has a longer battery life and better skin than its predecessor, along with new RFID accessories that trigger different behaviors. Pleo the pet robot dinosaur is back after basically going extinct in 2009. LAS VEGAS--Pl ...

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    Consumer Electronics Show: CES 2011

    ... A series of robotics novelties were showcased at the annual Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas. Among the most remarkable novelties was a new telepresence robot by iRobot called AVA. It moves using omniwheels and can be controlled using an i ...

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    Behind IBM's 'Jeopardy!' computer, Watson

    ... (CNN)-- His name is Watson. And, next week, he willcompete on the game show "Jeopardy!"against real, live, breathing, thinking humans. The "Watson" IBM computer, which has been in development for four years, will be matched against Bra ...

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    What Is Artificial Intelligence?

    ... I.B.M.’s groundbreaking question-answering system, running on roughly 2,500 parallel processor cores, each able to perform up to 33 billion operations a second, is playing a pair of “Jeopardy!” matches against the show’s top two living players, to be aire ...

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    Rock'em Sock'em Robots- All-TIME 100 Greatest Toys

    ... A pair of robots locked in an endless battle are controlled by two players. The Rock'em Sock'em Robots, created by the Marx Toy Co. in 1964, features two towering figures, one red and one blue, set up inside a boxing ring. Players operate joysti ...

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    Video game written by AI has been released

    ... A PhD student from Britain's Imperial College has launched a video game that was co-written by an artificial-intelligence (AI) machine named Angelina. Games & Puzzles Video Games Machine Learning Scientific Discovery Angelina 2 012 General Readin ...

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    A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence

    ... Turk An 18th Century automaton that could beat human chess opponents seemingly marked the arrival of artificial intelligence. But what turned out to be an elaborate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik....So the inventor's real genius w ...

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