Evolving Artificial Intelligence Lab is evolving robots at University of Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A little more than a century ago, Wyoming was the frontier—an untamed horizon dotted with rough-and-tumble characters struggling against the harsh and unforgiving wilderness.

Cell phones, Wi-Fi, mocha cappuccinos and other symbols of modern living are now widely available, but Wyoming remains an outpost in a new frontier: artificial intelligence.

Jeff Clune, director of the University of Wyoming’s Evolving Artificial Intelligence Lab, is paving the way toward a tomorrow in which robots will not only be able to think for themselves but also reason, adapt and evolve—much in the same way humans’ brains improved over millennia.

Read more, UWyo Magazine, January 2015, page 67.

Image courtesy of Evolving Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Source:  UWyo Magazine, January 2015 – written by Doug Hecox

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