Monthly Archives: May 2011

Robotics in Europe

How is research funded in Europe? The European union’s Lisbon strategy aims to have Europe become the “most dynamic competitive knowledge-based economy in the world”.  “Framework Programs” (FPs) are financial tools used to achieve ambitious goals such as this by … Continue reading

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Robot Companions for Citizens is Officially Launched at FET11

Robot Companions for Citizens is of one six pilot initiatives that was officially presented at FET11 FET11 (European Future Technologies Conference Exhibition) was the second installment of a new forum dedicated to new research in information and communication technologies (ICT).  … Continue reading

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Studying the Evolution of Altruism Through Robots

A New Study by Dario Floreano Dario Floreano and his team at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems in Lausanne, Switzerland, have recently used robots to study the evolution of social behaviour. For years, a question that has plagued evolutionary biologists … Continue reading

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