Day: November 10, 2021

Adapting, working hard and growing along the way

Posted by on November 10, 2021

While driving to Rolla to visit Missouri S&T, Ean Buffington, now 22, received an email notifying him that he’d received a national Air Force ROTC scholarship covering all tuition plus a stipend for books and living expenses. Last month, four years after that campus visit, Buffington was named one of 15 finalists for the ROTC All-Americans for 2021.

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Missouri S&T research gives ‘brain’ to military robots

Posted by on November 10, 2021

Robots are widely used in commercial applications and military and police operations around the world, but they lack visual perception and threat-recognition because they often operate solely on location sensors. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are using deep learning – a type of machine learning – to develop “leader-follower” robot swarms equipped with cameras that will allow them to visually perceive and learn, recognize threats and analyze options to keep humans safe from harm.

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