In a world first, Osamu Hasegawa, associate professor at the Tokyo Insitute of Technology, has developed a system that allows robots to look around their environment and do research on the Internet, enabling them to "think" how best to solve a problem.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Japanese Scientist Creates Robot That Can Think Using Self-Organizing Incremental Neural Network (SOINN)
If these robots can think and (along with robots that can also eat), then I hesitate to think of the science fiction horrors that may be unleashed upon the world. I'm joking somewhat, but the technology is definitely there for a disaster in the making. The technology papers for this SOINN: Self-Organizing Incremental Neural Network are listed below.