Important Innovations Collection: Robotic Gliders Flying Like Birds

Robotics Gliders Soaring Like Birds

Source:  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Photo Montage

University of California Scientists Train Autonomous Gliders to Fly Like an Eagle
This is very important research that may have ramifications in terms of navigational systems and artificial intelligence for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's).  Physicists at the University of California San Diego have taught robotic gliders to soar like birds.  Using reinforcement learning, the gliders ride rising currents of warm air to soar just like birds.  For a great news blog, go to
Important Innovations Collection: Robotic Gliders Flying Like Birds: Physicists Train Autonomous Gliders to Soar Like Eagles Source:  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Photo Montage New Navigational ...

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