July 27, 2010

Pancake Tossing Bot Uses Reinforced Learning

Mmmm, pancakes. An Italian Institute of Technology team paired a Barrett WAM robotic arm and a simulated pancake in an effort to teach it to toss. While the video shows it to be almost an exercise in futility, it finally gets the hang of it. To further prove reinforced learning, team leader Sylvain Calinon also taught it to iron.

Via Sylvain Calinon

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at July 27, 2010 9:15 AM
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