Tag Archives: Robots

On-line evolution

We recently finished our proof-of-concepts experiments with on-line evolution. In on-line evolution a human trainer drives the robot and while the robot is being driven it is learning (via an evolutionary algorithm) to imitate the human’s control behaviors. After a … Continue reading

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On-board, evolved path following.

Our research group recently submitted a paper on on-board, evolved path following to the journal Evolutionary Intelligence.  Very briefly a human drives the robot for a few minutes on a training track, during which time the robot (we used the … Continue reading

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COTS Bots Project at the University of Idaho

We, students and faculty at the University of Idaho, are designing and building robots according to the COTS principle – e.g. using Commercial Off-The-Shelf products. Critical design requirements are that the robot be: Affordable (<$500) Easy and quick to assemble (e.g. … Continue reading

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