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Draughts playing robots at the University of Hertfordshire

Draughts playing robots at the University of Hertfordshire

A pair of ‘Baxter’ robots have joined the School of Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire. The two robots are able to interact with people and have now ‘learnt’ to play a game of draughts. One robot is used for undergraduate teaching and the other for post-graduate research.

25 March 2015
With robot helpers entering our homes in the not-too-distant future, how much trust do you have in them?

With robot helpers entering our homes in the not-too-distant future, how much trust do you have in them?

Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have delved into the world of human-robot collaboration and found that the vast majority of people will blindly follow a robot’s requests.

23 March 2015
University wins Guardian award for Student Experience

University wins Guardian award for Student Experience

The University of Hertfordshire’s Active Students team are the proud winners of a prestigious Guardian University Award which was presented at a ceremony in London last night.

19 March 2015
New research into perfectionism discovers links with OCD

New research into perfectionism discovers links with OCD

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have found that people with ‘perfectionist’ personality traits show remarkably similar problems in their thinking to those diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

17 March 2015

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