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Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test on Turing’s Centenary

Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test on Turing’s Centenary

An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the humans it competed against.

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

UT Austin Villa, a team of computer science students led by professor Peter Stone, won two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during RoboCup 2012 last week in Mexico City. The annual tournament, founded in 1997 to foster innovation in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics research, is often touted as the world’s biggest robotics and…   » Continue Reading

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Computer Scientist Developing Intersections of the Future With Fully Autonomous Vehicles

Intersections of the future will not need stop lights or stop signs, but will look like a somewhat chaotic flow of driverless, autonomous cars slipping past one another as they are managed by a virtual traffic controller, says computer scientist Peter Stone.

UT Austin Villa Wins World RoboCup Championships

UT Austin Villa Wins World RoboCup Championships

UT Austin Villa, a team of programmers led by University of Texas at Austin computer scientists Peter Stone and Patrick MacAlpine, has won the 2011 RoboCupSoccer championships in the 3-D simulation division.