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Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians at Cannon Air Force Base conduct hostage situations training by utilizing specialized robots. (Screenshot: Airman 1st Class Treven Cannon)

Robot training gives airmen the edge in tense situations.
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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an artificial intelligence software program named Quixote to teach robots to read stories, learn acceptable behavior and understand successful ways to conduct themselves in diverse social situations.
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Commandant of the Marine Corps Visits ONR

CMC Gen. Robert Neller recently visited ONR to get a close-up look at some of the latest technologies being developed for the Marine Corps—from autonomous systems to virtual reality training devices.
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DARPA plans to field an on-orbit satellite servicing vehicle that would transform U.S. space operations in Geosynchronous Earth Orbit.
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A University of Washington researcher conducts an experiment in which a robot learns to track human head movements. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the work is led by Dr. Rajesh Rao, studying whether robots can learn through human speech or body movement. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Rajesh Rao)

Much like a human baby, robots learn by amassing data by watching adults do something, determining the goal of the action and then deciding how to perform it.
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The dawning of a new age of Army ground robots will soon be here. Officials say new programs will be fielded in the 2019 to 2024 time frame.
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Scientists unveiled a firefighting robot prototype at the Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO, revealing details about its successful demonstrations last fall.
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With 3.5 million dollars in prizes at stake, the DARPA Robotics Challenge is heating up. With only months left, this is the final countdown…and these are the final few.
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