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In mid-August it was announced that Illinois was going to be the home to two new artificial intelligence institutes, one of which will focus on farming. Helping the new institute achieve its goals will be the Illinois Autonomous Farm (IAF) led by Chowdhary.
As robots replace humans in dangerous situations, they need to be able to quickly assess and make decisions. Illinois researchers used a model based on the game Capture the Flag to develop a new take on deep reinforcement learning that helps robots evaluate their next move.
CSL Assistant Professor Saurabh Gupta has a newly funded research project entitled, “Scaling Up Robot Learning by Understanding Internet Videos Humans,” exploring the possibility of using videos to provide robots with this kind of intuitive knowledge.
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