Robot evolution models show kinship helps communication

Robots that artificially evolve ways to communicate with one another have been demonstrated by Swiss researchers. The experiments suggest that simulated evolution could be a useful tool for those designing of swarms of robots….Cooperative communication evolved when selective success was judged at the group level – when many robots displayed efficient behaviour – or when the genomes of the robots were most similar – like biological relatives.

Read this article from New Scientist. Previously from WNM: Robot Armies and Thaler’s Creativity Machine and Defining Robot Rights

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