Applied Sciences

Implementing Gestures in Robots Assists with Communication

Implementing Gestures in Robots Assists with Communication






Researchers in London have discovered that they can improve humans’ communication with robots by including hand gestures in their programming. Paul Bremner and Ute Leonards, research associates who work at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of The West of England, published a study examining the humanization of the […]

 
 

A brief history of deep sea exploration

A brief history of deep sea exploration






 What Do We Really Know? Scientists know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the oceans. Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth, but less than five percent of their depths have been explored to date (1). Although it appears that little progress has been made, […]

 
 

Deep in transportation

Figure 3 Artist’s impressions of LAPCAT
Left: Mach 5 hydrogen fueled cruiser for 300 passengers with a MTOW of 400 tons
Right: LAPCAT A2 compared with A380 (9)






Past Visions of Transportation and Communication In this day and age, instant messaging really is instantaneous; it only takes minutes to send data from Mars to Earth (1). Communication has come a long way since the 1830s, when the first telegraph was invented in the United States; 1876, when the […]

 
 

Trusting statistics in medicine

Trusting statistics in medicine






On Friday, January 15, Dr. Jessica Lasky-Su explained the mystery of medical statistics to a full auditorium for this week’s Charles C. Jones Seminar. Lasky-Su is currently serving both as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Statistician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In her […]

 
 

New algorithms for recognizing and categorizing data

New algorithms for recognizing and categorizing data






Humans have the incredible capacity to learn how to recognize and categorize stimuli, even if only given a small portion of the object or rotating it to a different angle. However, this task is difficult for machines, which must follow strict commands that are often unique to specific situations. Any […]

 
 
 
 
 

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