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Meet Two Robot-Programming Sophomores

Meet Two Robot-Programming Sophomores

Quadcopter demonstration in GDC. Photo by Alex Wang.

Two computer science sophomores are using the skills they gained in the Freshman Research Initiative to program flying robots and show them off to other students on campus. Robert Lynch and Matt Broussard, who were both involved in the Autonomous Intelligent Robotics FRI stream run by Dr. Peter Stone, had different ways of arriving in computer science but say research has enriched their undergraduate experience more than anything else.

Boiling Down the Stories That Wearable Cameras Are Telling

Boiling Down the Stories That Wearable Cameras Are Telling

The race is on to develop tools to help sift through the vast quantities of video that are being produced by wearable camera technology like Google Glass and Looxcie. 

Disruptions: How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities

The New York Times discusses the Autonomous Intersection Management project, created by our Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, in a piece about the future of driverless vehicles. 

Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Hall Open

Gates Computer Science Complex and Dell Hall Open

With high-tech collaborative laboratories and spaces, the complex marks the start of a new era for the university’s top-10 ranked Department of Computer Science.

A New Computer Game 'Bot' Acts Just Like a Real Person

Our bot is better than your bot — as well as your brain.
Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test on Turing's Centenary

Artificially Intelligent Game Bots Pass the Turing Test on Turing's Centenary

BotPrize winners were scored as more human-like than half their human competitors.

They Are Robots and This Is Robocup

A different kind of soccer.
UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Human

UT^2 Game Bot Judged More Human Than Human

The UT^2 game bot has won the Humanlike Bot Competition at the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence.

UT Robots Win Soccer Championship

Computer scientist Peter Stone and his crew win big.

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

University of Texas at Austin Team Wins Robot Soccer World Championships in Two Divisions

For the first time in university history, the Texas team won the RoboCupSoccer Standard Platform League (SPL) competition — one of the highest profile leagues at RoboCup.