Army aims for 'effective human-robot teaming' relationship

By Connie Lee / September 27, 2016 at 10:23 AM
The Army has begun to "scratch the surface" in its research to equip autonomous systems with the ability to interpret directions within context, according to a member of the Army Research Lab. Brett Piekarski, collaboration alliance manager for Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology, said the Army's overall long-term goal is to have systems that would allow "effective human-robot teaming," meaning that they would have enough intelligence to function with little direction from the soldier. "So, in other words, I want...

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