Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is a branch of science (mostly, but not exclusively, computer science) concerned with making computers “think”. As a very broad topic, AI also relates to physiology, philosophy, mathematics and other scientific areas. The term “Artificial Intelligence” itself was coined in 1956 by John McCarthy from MIT at the now famous “Dartmouth summer research ...

Ants inspire mindless, cooperative robots

Teams of mindless robots can achieve complex tasks without communicating with each other, say robotics experts in Canada, who were inspired by ants’ behaviour. Armies of such cheap, expendable robots might one day help build a base on Mars — or simply mow your lawn.