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Computer Sciences

A new approach for modeling central pattern generators (CPGs) in reinforcement learning

Central pattern generators (CPGs) are biological neural circuits that can produce coordinated rhythmic outputs without requiring rhythmic inputs. CPGs are responsible for most rhythmic motions observed in living organisms, ...

Robotics

Researchers create 3-D-printed soft mesh robots

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created 3-D-printed flexible mesh structures that can be controlled with applied magnetic fields while floating on water. The structures can grab small objects and carry ...

Engineering

3-D displays that 'accommodate' the human eye

Have you ever felt dizzy or nauseous after watching a 3D movie or using a virtual reality headset?  If so, it is probably because you were subconsciously able to detect the subtle differences between the virtual 3D scene ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Learning system for visually impaired features coding by using hands

Visually impaired children who would love to learn how to code? Here's looking at you, says Microsoft. Its approach toward teaching with a physical programming language has taken bigger steps since its beginnings four years ...

Computer Sciences

A new method to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks

Researchers at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) have recently developed a new method to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks on critical infrastructure such as power grids. Their solution, outlined in a paper presented ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Motorola foldable dominates patent talk as fresher comeback

Stories and chatter all whisper "foldables" side by side with the name Motorola, laregly owning to the recent story in The Wall Street Journal and, following that, the spotting of a patent filing enriched with figures showing ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Tokyo airport tests driverless bus to shuttle visitors

Visitors pouring into Japan's Haneda airport for the Tokyo Olympics next year may find themselves ferried to and from planes on driverless buses, currently being tested at the major hub.

Machine Learning & AI

Researchers develop a machine learning method to identify fake honey

A team of researchers at Imperial College London and UCL have recently developed a new method to authenticate honey using machine learning and microscopy. Their technique, outlined in a paper pre-published on arXiv, could ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Skin patch biomarker sensor that doesn't need batteries

An international team of researchers has developed a skin patch that serves as a biomarker sensor—one that does not need batteries. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances,, the group describes the new ...

Machine Learning & AI

Algorithm predicts the next shot in tennis

QUT researchers have developed an algorithm that can predict where a tennis player will hit the next ball by analysing Australian Open data of thousands of shots by the top male tennis players.