Football Is Driving Advances in Artificial Intelligence

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Researchers are using the game of football to advance artificial intelligence and other automation technologies. Football is a challenging adventure for AI as the game requires teamwork, speed, and strategy among its players. The International RoboCup Federation organises football matches to strengthen the machine-learning capability of robots. According to researchers, football also has significant implications for other forms of automation, such as office robots and self-driving vehicles. Robots that perform real-life tasks could offer new ways of providing physical support, for instance, in caring for the elderly. Read full article here

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