Words prove their worth as teaching tools for robots

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23 Dec, 2022

Princeton researchers have found that human-language descriptions of tools can accelerate the learning of a simulated robotic arm lifting and using a variety of tools. Animation by the researchers; GIF by Neil Adelantar

Princeton researchers have found that human-language descriptions of tools can accelerate the learning of a simulated robotic arm lifting and using a variety of tools. Animation by the researchers; GIF by Neil Adelantar

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I’m a molecular biologist-turned-science writer working in Princeton, New Jersey. While I specialize in the life sciences, my interests are broad, and I especially enjoy writing about the intersection of science and culture. I have profiled up-and-coming researchers for The Scientist magazine, expl...

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