A Gentle Introduction to Concept Drift in Machine Learning

Data can change over time. This can result in poor and degrading predictive performance in predictive models that assume a static relationship between input and output variables. This problem of the...

Origami-inspired robot

New research details how origami structures and bio-inspired design can be used to create a crawling robot. Source link

Monitoring network traffic more efficiently

Researchers have come up with a new approach to network monitoring that provides great flexibility in data collection while keeping both the circuit complexity of the router and the number...

Adoption of robotics into a hospital's daily operations requires broad cooperation

Investigators studied the implementation of a logistics robot system at the Seinäjoki Central Hospital in South Ostrobothnia. The aim was to reduce transportation costs, improve the availability of supplies and...

New robot rolls with the rules of pedestrian conduct

Engineers have designed an autonomous robot with 'socially aware navigation,' that can keep pace with foot traffic while observing these general codes of pedestrian conduct. Source link

'Seeing' robot learns tricky technique for studying brain cells in mammals

Scientists have successfully taught robots to perform a challenging brain technique only previously mastered by a handful of humans. Source link

Robot learns to follow orders like Alexa

Computer scientists have developed an Alexa-like system that allows robots to understand a wide range of commands that require contextual knowledge about objects and their environments. They've dubbed the system...

New software can detect when people text and drive

Computer algorithms developed by engineering researchers can accurately determine when drivers are texting or engaged in other distracting activities. Source link

Study clarifies how neural nets 'think' when processing language

A new general-purpose technique has been developed for making sense of neural networks that are trained to perform natural-language-processing tasks, in which computers attempt to interpret freeform texts written in...

AI — Engineering: merging, morphing, mobile robots

Researchers have developed self-reconfiguring modular robots that can merge, split and even self-heal while retaining full sensorimotor control. The work may take us closer to producing robots that can autonomously...