Podcast: Teaching Robots To Find Buried Objects

In this episode, we talk about how engineers are tackling the problem of sorting through piles using robotics and a platform that leverages fake data to train robots more efficiently.

19 Jul, 2022

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Peter Mitrano demonstrates a rope manipulation experiment. Software that he and Berenson developed can expand training data sets for challenges like rope manipulation, doubling the success rate of the robot. Credit: Daryl Marshke, Michigan Creative, University of Michigan.

Peter Mitrano demonstrates a rope manipulation experiment. Software that he and Berenson developed can expand training data sets for challenges like rope manipulation, doubling the success rate of the robot. Credit: Daryl Marshke, Michigan Creative, University of Michigan.

In this episode, we talk about how engineers are tackling the problem of sorting through piles using robotics and a platform that leverages fake data to train robots more efficiently.


This podcast is sponsored by Mouser Electronics.  


EPISODE NOTES

(0:57) - Robots Finding Buried Objects🤖🔑

(16:50) - Fake Data To Train Robots🤖🧠


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19 Jul, 2022

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