Evolving Battle Bots

from the don't-mess-with-these-bots dept

Forget those wimpy Battle Bots on TV. Some researchers in the UK are setting up a “robot colony” of robots that are supposed to adapt and evolve in the community they’re in. There are predator robots and prey robots. The prey robots have to try to get energy from light using solar panels, while the predator robots get their energy from capturing the prey robots. I could see how this would be a lot more interesting than the same old robots they show on TV each week…

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