Monthly Archives: June 2015


Cooperative robotics and the social side to (big data) modelling

June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a recent podcast by The Economist, Jason Palmer and Ken Cukier reported on something called “cooperative robots”. These are an exciting new breed of robots which aim to benefit optimally from the respective qualities of human and robot. For instance, robots can be very precise and people are adept at creative problem solving. The concept of cooperative robotics is particularly exciting because traditional robotics has focused on mimicking the human brain (artificial intelligence) rather than aiming for robot […]