Report urges novel command approaches in the employment of robots

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 30, 2015 at 4:17 PM
A report by the Army Research Lab recommends that the service develop new command-and-control mechanisms to factor in the "hybrid cognitive architecture" of humans and robots operating together on the battlefield. The document, posted to a U.S. military website recently, summarizes a workshop titled, "Visualizing the Tactical Ground Battlefield in the Year 2050." The event covered seven capabilities seen by participants as differentiating combat in the future from war today: "Augmented humans; automated decision making and autonomous processes; misinformation as...

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