31 Dec '15, 9am

Robot Wars: Centaurs, Skynet, & Swarms

Robot Wars: Centaurs, Skynet, & Swarms

Skynet , a term taken from a very different sci-fi franchise , is Hollywood’s dark ideal of a robot army — and, it turns out, the Russians’ as well. Imagine a horde of automated sensors and armed robots in the air, space, sea, and land, each individually possessed of some intelligence, but sharing information over a global network and receiving orders from a central super-computer. The US military has long worked on aspects of this approach, especially sharing target data so a ship or aircraft can fire at an enemy it doesn’t itself see. But the old Soviet “reconnaissance strike complex” envisioned taking humans out of that loop. Swarms occur in nature, among ants, termites, bees and other social creatures that manage to coordinate their behavior without anyone in charge. Instead, each individual animal — or robot — independently responds to the environment, but because the...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2015/12/robot-wars-centaurs-sk...

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