Unimals Help Researchers Better Understand Robotic Body-Brain Relationships
No surprises here – we clicked because of the cutest little virtual unimal. We stayed for the discussion on evolution, artificial intelligence, learning, and robotics. From MIT Technology Review:
Unimals have a head and multiple limbs. To see what they could do, the team developed a technique called deep evolutionary reinforcement learning (DERL). The unimals are first trained using reinforcement learning to complete a task in a virtual environment, such as walking across different types of terrain or moving an object.
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