MIT researchers create system that designs custom robots based on terrains
Team Udayavani, Dec 3, 2020, 4:11 PM IST
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have created a system called RoboGrammar that designs robots based on materials available and the terrain that needs to be navigated.
Despite the variety of tasks robots are used for, they tend to be similar in design, the paper’s lead author Allan Zhao said, adding RoboGrammar could be used to come up with inventive designs.
According to engadget, The advance could inject a dose of computer-aided creativity into the field. “Robot design is still a very manual process,” says Allan Zhao, the paper’s lead author and a PhD student in the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
He describes RoboGrammar as “a way to come up with new, more inventive robot designs that could potentially be more effective.”
Zhao is the lead author of the paper, which he will present at this month’s SIGGRAPH Asia conference. Co-authors include PhD student Jie Xu, postdoc Mina Konaković-Luković, postdoc Josephine Hughes, PhD student Andrew Spielberg, and professors Daniela Rus and Wojciech Matusik
Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.
Will not belie people’s expectations says MLA Angara
Govt-farmer meeting ends; Next round on Jan 19
RAF’s 97 Bn HQ’s stone laying at Shivamogga dist on Jan 16
Related Articles More
‘Magic’ mushrooms grow in US man’s blood after he injects it in form of tea
New species of ‘orange and black’ bat discovered in West Africa
2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation
Google muscles up with Fitbit deal amid antitrust concerns
Mangaluru: SDPI organises ‘SP kacheri chalo’ rally; called off after meeting with ComPol
COVID-19 Vaccine distribution in DK district’s 6 centres from tomorrow: DC Rajendra
Cabinet expansion unhappiness: No need to stand on road and whine says Nalin Kateel
Karkala : Success story of self employed woman Radhika Nayak | Inspirational Stories| Udayavani
Tempo-lorry collide near Dharwad bypass; more than 10 dead | Udayavani
This time too Aero India will be successful: Rajnath Singh at B’luru
Nepal approves AstraZeneca’s India-made COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
Economy likely to contract up to 7.5% this fiscal, may See 9-11% growth in FY22: Arvind Virmani
Congress had promised similar farm laws, its leaders laugh at Rahul Gandhi’s remarks: Tomar
India, Japan ink pact to enhance cooperation in ICT