SystemX Seminar

Robot Intelligence in a Cloud-Connected World
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
AllenX Auditorium
Dr. James Kuffner (Toyota Research Institute & CMU)
Abstract / Description: 

Robotics is currently undergoing a dramatic transformation. High-performance networking and cloud computing has radically transformed how individuals and businesses manage data, and is poised to disrupt the state-of-the-art in the development of intelligent machines.

This talk explores the long-term prospects for the future evolution of robot intelligence based on search, distributed computing, and big data. Ongoing research on autonomous cars and humanoid robots will be discussed in the context of how cloud-connectivity will enable future robotic systems to be more capable and useful.