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Robotics Index (6) - Research
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Index
|> Classical AI
|> The New AI
|> People + Labs
|> Biomimetics
|> Philosophy of Robotics
|> Miscellaneous

Robotics Index: Main | Robo 1 | Robo 2 | Robo 3 | Robo 4 | Robo 5 | Robo 6 | Robo 7 | Robo 8


<| Classical AI

  • "Mind Matters, Exploring the World of AI", book by J.P. Hogan, Ballantine pub, 1998 - comprehensive overview of both the "old" and "new" approaches to AI - book abstract: global.org.
  • AI Gateway to the World: emsl.pnl.gov
  • AI Resources: CompInfo, Generation5
  • Darpa Search: darpa.mil
  • Human Interface Tech Lab: hitl.washington.edu
  • AI Repositories: CMU
  • Cyc: cyc.com - the ultimate 1,000,000 man-hour symbolic processing project - inc OpenCyc
  • 1st Pillar of AI: ai.mit.edu - MIT, godfather of the "old" AI, and where the most DARPA $$$ have been spent in the past 30 years.
  • 2nd Pillar of AI: cs.stanford.edu - Stanford AI and Robotics, Lisp and "top-down" symbolic approaches.
  • 3rd Pillar of AI: cmu.edu - CMU Machine Learning Group.
  • CMU's Face Detector Demo Online: ius.cmu.edu.
  • AAAI Science Policy: aaai.org - inc "21st C. Intelligent Systems".
  • Real-World Computing Project: Report, Summary, PDP Lab - successor to Japan's 5th Gen project.
  • AI's Greatest Controversies: www.computer.org/...
  • AI Columns: About.com, PC World
  • Misc: AI CD-Rom, AI-Depot, Mind.Forth, Open.AI, Unified AI Systems
  • Harnad's AI discussions: soton
  • "Can a Computer Think?"

    <| The New AI - ("new" AI questions whether the 40-year "old" top-down symbolic processing approach to AI will ever actually "emerge" out of the labs - while the oldsters poo-poo the "bottom-up" approaches of the newsters).

  • "Rethinking AI" at MIT: ai.mit.edu
  • Fuzzy Logic Gateway to the World: emsl.pnl.gov - Aristotlean true-false logic breaks down in the complex world of today - real-world decisions are actually fuzzy compromises based upon incomplete info.
  • Things That Think - MIT Media Lab: media.mit.edu - little things with smarts.
  • EE Times Smart Tech SIG: eet.com - news on neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, virtual reality.
  • New Scientist AI Page: newscientist.com - some of the "further out" AI projects (such as "Creatures from primordial silicon" - evolving FPGA AI brains).
  • BT Labs: labs.bt.com - computational techniques inspired by natural systems.
  • AI Games: Gameai, TPGA
  • "Building Fuzzy Expert Systems": users.aol.com
  • EvoWeb - Evolutionary Computing: evonet.dcs.napier.ac.uk - also ec_overview
  • Autonomic Computing: research.ibm.com - smarter, rather than faster, at IBM - Paul Horn
  • AI dictionaries: FOLDOC, Mentiflex
  • Mind in the Machine: miavx1.muohio.edu, sssup.it
  • "Creating Friendly AI": singinst.org - also Future AI
  • Reports: Imperial College, NN, FL, GA
  • Misc: Schmidhuber [Gödel machine], Chatterbots [1] [2] [3] [4], AI-Depot

    NEURAL NETS

  • Neural Network Gateway to the World: emsl.pnl.gov - artificial brain analogues.
  • NN Repositories: Karlsruhe, Adaptive Automation
  • "Brain Builder Group" at ATR, Japan: atr.co.jp and Hugo de Garis - attempt to build a 1-billion cell neural net brain, plus "CAM-Brain" and "Robokoneko".
  • Neural Net Tutorials: IBM, PNL, Sheffield, SANS, NN Trainer, DTIC
  • Perceptrons: background [1] [2], history [1] [2]
  • Conferences: ANNIE
  • Sources: Kutza, Joone, Mind Project
  • People: Lansner
  • Misc: Synaptic, Cellular NN, games, J.Taylor, UCSD, FSMs

    GENETIC ALGORITHMS

  • Genetic Algorithms Gateway to the World: emsl.pnl.gov - problem solving through cleverly combining the best of previous failed attempts.
  • GA Repositories: NRL, UNR, StevensTech, bibliography
  • J Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines: informatik.uni-dortmund.de
  • Tutorials: G-A, G-P - also John Koza - using GP to model cells.
  • GP Projects: cs.umd.edu
  • Lothian: dai.ed.ac.uk
  • Software: GALib, Avida, genalgy
  • GA+NN: Neurogen

    AGENTS

  • The BotSpot: botspot.com - info about "Intelligent Agents" - (includes reports from The Secret Agent Man in the field).
  • U.Mass Multi-Agents: mas.cs.umass.edu
  • Neugents: ca.com - "software that can think", so says CAI.
  • Cooperative Agents: ORNL
  • Agents: Agent Web, Agentland, HP-Bristol, tutorial, software agents

    <| People + Labs

  • Famous Dudes: dudes, cognitive scientists
  • Robotics Whos-Who: machinebrain
  • Univ Labs: resource list, Academic Webservers, U.Mich Mobile Lab, U.Flor Mach Intel, USC, Meeden, Stanford, W.Australia, Khosla, U.Maryland, W.England, Mines, Fraunhofer [scorpion]
  • Berkeley Robotics: homepage
  • CMU Robotics: homepage - also researchers, field robotics
  • MIT AI: homepage - also projects, mobile robots, legged, humanoid [COG], Minsky
  • Reading UK - Cybernetics: cyber.rdg.ac.uk - also CIRG, Kevin Warwick [Salon article], R.Mitchell
  • Robot Learning Grp - Lausanne: homepage - also LAMI
  • NASA JPL: robotics.jpl.nasa.gov - also E.Gatt
  • CalTech: robotics, neuromorphic systems
  • GMD: gmd.de
  • People:
  • ---- I. Aleksander: homepage - also speeches [1] [2] [3]
  • ---- V. Braitenberg: homepage
  • ---- R.Brooks: homepage - inc papers
  • ---- J.McCarthy: homepage - inc "The Well-Designed Child"
  • ---- H.Moravec: homepage - inc papers
  • ---- R. Pfeifer: homepage - inc neuro-vision bot
  • ---- M.Scheutz: homepage - also Computationalism book, conference
  • ---- A.Sloman: homepage - also papers, cognition project, evolvable architectures, "Computer Rev in Philosophy"
  • Robotics PhD Abstracts: ncsu.edu

    <| Bionics, Biomorphics, & Biomimetics - (biology + electronics, neural + machine, orga + mecha)

  • "Robot With the Mind of an Eel": washingtonpost.com and guardian.co.uk
  • Bees Find Landmines: sandia.gov, biology.dbs.umt.edu, and umt.edu
  • Biobot: chinook.uoregon.edu - mobile bot with the brain power of a nematode - (also: "Worm Brain Drives Tiny Car").
  • Nose Bot: ecse.monash.edu.au - smell-tracking bot.
  • BME Net: bmenet.org
  • Robobiology: robobiology.tech.new.net
  • Neuromorphic Engineering: book, Zurich [workshop], Maryland, Etienne, Boahen
  • Silicon - Neurobiology: Stirling.UK, CalTech, Zauner, DeMarse, biochem.mpg.de [1] [2] [3]
  • Society of Biomechanisms Japan: sugano.mech.waseda.ac.jp
  • Biomimetic Research: Iguana [Lewis], LANL, article, U.Wash, Biobots, Stanford, Berkeley [Full], Harvard, USC, MIT [1] [2], book, Paris [Meyer], Case [Quinn], Illinois [Nelson], London [Bentley], U.Bath, Darpa
  • Biorobotics: wikipedia, CMU [1] [2], Case, Lucca, Harvard, MIT, Delft
  • Biomorphic Explorers: JPL
  • Conferences: WGW02 [Cliff]
  • Physics-Biology interface: Bialek [1] [2] [flypapers]
  • Misc: about, virtual pets, biomorphic robotics links, INRIA-modeling.living.structures

    <| Philosophy of Robotics

  • Expanded list on: Philosophy of Robotics

    <| Miscellaneous

  • Robot Telepresence: K.Goldberg, PRoP [1] [2], Telegarden, E.Paulos, Internet Robotics, Ahuna, apps, Pebbles, EPFL
  • KLI Scientific Database: index
  • Online book on gene expression: GEP - also modeling.
  • Molecular information theory: Schneider
  • Robotic Surgery: Satava
  • Misc: MathWorld resource, Webots simulator

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