U.S. military funds study of video gamers' brains to create killer air robots

Published February 24, 2020


The Toronto Sun and other Canadian newspapers report that UB engineers are studying the brain waves and eye movements of gamers in an effort to incorporate that data into artificial intelligence that would guide the behavior of teams of military robots.

“The idea is to eventually scale up to 250 aerial and ground robots, working in highly complex situations,” said Souma Chowdhury, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who is leading the effort.

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