Artificially intelligent game bots pass the Turing test on Turing's centenary
An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created by computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the ...
NASA team studies ball bot as future space explorer
Researchers unveil new technique to detect bots in casual online games
(Phys.org)—Casual online games, such as FarmVille and Fantastic Contraption, have thousands of enthusiastic followers – but the use of automated "bots" to give some players an advantage is short-changing ...
Two robots to do our dirty work (w/ video)
Incapsula reports that web bots now account for 61% of web traffic
The moaning mouth bot learns to sing (w/ video)
TEROOS: a shoulder mounted robot for the really there experience
Japanese baby-bot with runny nose teaches parenting skills (w/ Video)
It giggles and wiggles its feet when you shake its rattle, but will get cranky and cry from too much tickling: Meet Yotaro, a Japanese robot programmed to be as fickle as a real baby.
Computer forensics links internet postcards to virus
Fake Internet postcards circulating through e-mail inboxes worldwide are carrying links to the virus known as Zeus Bot, said Gary Warner, director of computer forensics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Zeus ...
Computer science researcher hopes to stall malware threat by tracking human use behaviors
Danfeng Yao, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Virginia Tech's College of Engineering, will use a $530,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to develop ...