DARPA, DARPA, DARPA

Subject: General Tech | September 30, 2005 - 08:47 AM |
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No one got the prize ($1 million) last year. The best effort was Carnegie Mellon University's robot Hummer, Sandstorm.  It made it 7.3 miles out of the full 144-mile.  This time, at least in the semi-finals, we actually have teams finishing the course.  The finals are scheduled for Oct. 8th, with 20 of the 43 current semi-finalists trying their luck on a 175 mile course.  CNet has more ...

"As if fulfilling a child's fantasy, 43 robotic vehicles began racing around the California Speedway this week in a government-sponsored test of artificially intelligent machines. The winner--assuming that there is one this year--will take home $2 million."

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