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What If We Could Train a Robot the Way We Train a Pet?

LabCAST: Tamer

December 30, 2013

With the TAMER project at The Media Lab, a technically unskilled user can teach a robot tasks and correct its behavior, improving the robot’s task performance through live interaction. This research on interactive learning focuses on algorithms that facilitate teaching by signals of approval and disapproval from a human trainer.