Watch this robotic dog teach itself to ward off bothersome people

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Emmet Smith

From the moment Boston Characteristics sealed the ‘robot pet dog’ in our cumulative consciousness, we’ve thoroughly delighted in viewing them get pushed and kicked around. There is an undeniable sense of relief in acknowledging robotic clumsiness.

However things are altering as these robots get more and more proficient at selecting themselves back up. A group of researchers from China’s Zhejiang University and the University of Edinburgh have actually developed a software application that teaches a guinea pig robotic pet dog how to react to complex and unexpected external stimuli.

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