Tuesday, May 29, 2018

These researchers found an easier way to teach robots housework

Fast Company
These researchers found an easier way to teach robots housework

A team from MIT and the University of Toronto is the latest to propose breaking complex tasks into simple steps that make it easier for robots to learn.

Unlike humans, computers have a hard time breaking a request such as “Make coffee,” into multiple steps they can execute in succession. Today researchers working at MIT and the University of Toronto announced a system, called VirtualHome, which aims to teach home helper robots the components of such activities.

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