Meet Adam and Eve: AI Lab-Bots That Can Take On Reams of Data

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 13:35 in Mathematics & Economics

This time, for "Adam and Eve" knowledge is not forbidden--it's their mission. Working with computers and robots in the lab, scientists have been able to generate exponentially increasing amounts of data as the technology improves. Concerned they lack the manpower to translate the deluge of raw information into results, researchers are programming their mechanical lab assistants to share more of the workload. A prime example of this is "Adam," an autonomous mini laboratory that uses computers, robotics and lab equipment to conduct scientific experiments, automatically generate hypotheses to explain the resulting data, test these hypotheses, and then interpret the results. [More] Presented By: Inside Guantanamo: Sunday at 9P e/p Guantanamo Bay is one of the world's controversial prisons. This may be its final chapter. With unprecedented access, National Geographic has the story you haven't heard. Both sides, told from the inside, before its doors close forever. Click to learn more and go Inside Guantanamo >>   Ads by Pheedo

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