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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.

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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