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    Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS), Austin, Texas, January 7-16, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin will be hosting the Machine Learning “Summer” School (MLSS) this coming winter from January 7 – January 16, 2015, co-chaired by Pradeep Ravikumar and

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    Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

Supplemental NSF Grants to Support US-EU Collaborations

If you have an existing NSF-IIS National Robotics Initiative award or a Robust Intelligence award that focuses on robotics, you may be interested in this opportunity for supplemental grants. Submission

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    How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

How Many Actuators are Needed to Build a Robot?

Building robots with a minimal number of actuators is compelling. It allows for a reduction of cost, weight, as well as energy consumption. Besides, the robot needs to carry less

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Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

  Amazon Picking Challenge: The Next Step Towards Fully Robotic Warehouses

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos is a deep believer in robotics. In 2012, Amazon acquired Kiva systems a company specialized in

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Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

  Free Online Course on Developmental Robotics and AI

A team of french scientists in developmental robotics led by Olivier Georgeon is launching the IDEAL MOOC on developmental robotics

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Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

  Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) also known as Drones is among the hottest topics in robotics. These flying robots can have

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Petition Against the F.A.A. Ruling on The Personal & Commercial Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  Petition Against the F.A.A. Ruling on The Personal & Commercial Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Here at NooTriX we believe in robots for good. The recent F.A.A. “Notice of Clarification” will have great negative impact

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PiBot: The Raspberry Pi-Based Robot

  PiBot: The Raspberry Pi-Based Robot

Give the maker community a board with computing power and IO ports and you’ll get a robot not before too

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Pepper the Wheeled Brother of Nao, by Aldebaran

  Pepper the Wheeled Brother of Nao, by Aldebaran

In our review of humanoid robots at the Innorobo event, we had mentioned that Romeo, the long awaited Nao’s bigger

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