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Robots Learning To Pick Things Up As Babies Do
January 25, 2017. Babies learn about their world by pushing and poking objects, putting them in their mouths and throwing them. Carnegie Mellon University scientists are taking a similar approach to teach robots how to recognize and grasp objects around them. A three-year, $1.5 million “focused research award” from Google will help researchers at CMU’s Robotics Institute leverage their early success by scaling up their efforts using dozens of robots.
Carnegie Mellon To Lead $250 Million Advanced Robotics Venture
January 13, 2017. An independent institute founded by Carnegie Mellon University will receive more than $250 million to launch an advanced robotics manufacturing institute in Pittsburgh, the U.S. Department of Defense.