From: Dale K Stalnaker (Dale.K.Stalnaker@grc.nasa.gov)
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 12:40:23 EDT
The following article was forwarded to me today by a friend. Some of you
on the ASA list would find this interesting. Scientists have used an
evolutionary strategy to make a robot learn how to fly by flapping its wings.
Perhaps another gap just closed in the "God of the Gaps" perspective.
At 10:11 AM 8/19/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Here's one of the articles I found.
>Robot Teaches Itself Flying Skills in Three Hours f18434b.jpg
August 14, 2002 02:01 PM ET
LONDON (Reuters) - A robot has taught itself the principles of flying --
learning in just three hours what evolution took millions of years to
achieve, according to research by Swedish scientists published on Wednesday.
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