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In the News
July/August 2004 (vol. 19 no. 4)
pp. 2-5

A New Generation of Military Robots

Danna Voth

US military branches are undergoing a shift in their structure and missions that?s designed to help them become lighter and more agile, able to move easily and quickly to hot spots. Long-range planning to prepare for modern warfare includes developing robotics for military use. The army hopes to start with completely human-controlled systems and end with autonomous, armed, cooperative robots. The latest developments include the lightweight Dragon Runner and a bomb disposal robot, the Talon.

Research Applies AI to Computer Animation

Benjamin Alfonsi

A recent report out of Brigham Young University details new methods for endowing computer-generated characters with artificial intelligence. Research findings outline recent innovations in the interplay between animation and AI while raising questions about the future of computer animation technology.

Citation:
Danna Voth, Benjamin Alfonsi, "In the News," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 2-5, July-Aug. 2004, doi:10.1109/MIS.2004.30
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