04/10/2018 -By Pallab Ghosh, BBC News
Researchers in Texas are developing robots that have minds of their own.
The scientists are creating systems that can learn for themselves and be able to operate in the home, the workplace and even on the sports field.
10/06/2017 -UTCS professor Peter Stone was interviewed as part of a documentary called Digital Transformation: Visions of Nations, Companies, and People, a film exploring the future of technology through interviews with entrepreneurs, futurists, scientists and more.Read more
04/05/2017 -UTCS Assistant Professor Scott Niekum has known he wanted to study artificial intelligence since he was 19 years old.
As an undergraduate at Carnegie Mellon University, he rode the bus an hour each way to get to his internship. To pass the time, he read Douglas Hofstadter’s Gödel, Escher, Bach, a book that explores, among other topics, artificial intelligence and the emergence of consciousness.Read more
AUSTIN (KXAN) – A computer science professor at the University of Texas at Austin stopped by KXAN to talk about his research on computer gaming and the human brain. Dr. Risto Miikkulainen is studying the brain to figure out how it works and translate that knowledge to making better computer games.
He even entertained questions around the blockbuster movie, “Pixels,” exploring the idea of using gaming technology as a weapon.Read more
The Austin Villa Robot Soccer Team participated in two competitions in the RoboCup 2015 competition in Hefei, China: the Standard Platform League (SPL) and the 3D simulation league. Read more