Robot is a comprehensive product of contemporary technologies, and robotics should also keep pace with the times. The theme of the WER 2019 season is “artificial intelligence”, which is highly integrated with development of the modern world.
In 1956, American computer scientist John McCarthy organized the Dartmouth Conference, at which the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’ was first adopted.
In 1986, First driverless car, a Mercedes-Benz van equipped with cameras and sensors, built at Bundeswehr University in Munich under the direction of Ernst Dickmanns, drives up to 55 mph on empty streets.
In 1997, IBM’s Deep Blue became the first computer to beat a reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov.
In 2006, Geoffrey Hinton publishes “Learning Multiple Layers of Representation,” summarizing the ideas that have led to “multilayer neural networks that contain top-down connections and training them to generate sensory data rather than to classify it,” i.e., the new approaches to deep learning.
In March 2016, Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo defeated Go champion Lee Sedol.
In 2017, AlphaGo’s Upgraded version “Master” defeated Ke Jie, the No.1 Go player in China, with 3:0 in the three-part match.
Human beings are constantly studying the nature and drawing wisdom from it. However, the most complex research object in nature is the human beings themselves.
Artificial intelligence refers to an artificial intelligence system built using computer technology and biological knowledge. It is a science that realizes the imitation or research of human behavior. Artificial intelligence is a simulation of the information processing process of human consciousness and thinking.