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I, Quantum Robot - Scientific American (blog)

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Artificial Intelligence is the ability of a computer system to operate in a manner similar to human intelligence.

Via A. J. Alvarez-Socorro, luiy
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A. J. Alvarez-Socorro's curator insight, March 18, 2013 5:50 PM

Very interesting, I enjoyed reading it.

luiy's curator insight, March 19, 2013 6:13 AM

The quantum robot is the idea of combining quantum theory with robot technology. In other words, it is a practical use of the combination of quantum computing and robot technology. Quantum computing involves using quantum systems and quantum states to do computations.

 

A robot is an automated machine that is capable of doing a set of complex tasks. In some applications of robots, the programming used to run the robots may be based on artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence is the ability of a computer system to operate in a manner similar to human intelligence. Think of artificial intelligence as if you were training a machine to act like a human. Essentially, quantum robots are complex quantum systems.They are mobile systems with on board quantum computers that interact with their environments. Several programs would be involved in the operation of the robot. These programs would be quantum searching algorithms and quantum reinforcement learning algorithms.

 

Quantum reinforcement learning is based on superposition of the quantum state and quantum parallelism. A quantum state is a system that is a set of quantum numbers. The four basic quantum numbers represent the energy level, angular momentum, spin, and magnetization. In the superposition of quantum states, the idea is to get one state to look like another.

 

Let’s say I have two dogs. One dog knows how to fetch a bone (energy level), sit up (angular momentum), give a high five (spin), and shake hands (magnetization). Now, let’s apply the superposition of quantum states. Since one dog has been trained and given the commands, the other dog must learn to mimic or copy what the first dog did. Each time a command is achieved, reinforcement is given. The reinforcement for the dog would be a bone (or no bone if the command is not achieved).

 

In quantum reinforcement learning, it is slightly different. The idea would be similar to an “If-Then” statement. An example would be if the quantum state has a certain energy level, then the angular momentum is certain value. This idea of “If-Then” statements in the quantum world leads to an idea which can be a topic of its own; Quantum Logic.

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Blockchains and ecosystems

In 1935, Arthur Tansley [1], a pioneer in the field of ecology, stated that an ecosystem is to be considered a whole that is made up of interconnected constituent parts.
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Trust: the inside story of the rise and fall of Ethereum – E J Spode | Aeon Essays

Blockchain enthusiasts crave a world without bankers, lawyers or fat-cat executives. There's just one problem: trust
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Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks

Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and worldwide.
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Traders are out, computer engineers are in, as Goldman Sachs goes digital

Traders are out, computer engineers are in, as Goldman Sachs goes digital | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Software that works on Wall Street is changing how business is done and who profits from it.
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UK hit by 188 high-level cyber-attacks in three months

UK hit by 188 high-level cyber-attacks in three months | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Britain’s new cybersecurity chief says Russia- and China-sponsored attacks are among those that have threatened defence and foreign policy
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Inside the Poker AI That Out-Bluffed the Best Humans

Inside the Poker AI That Out-Bluffed the Best Humans | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
For almost three weeks, Dong Kim sat at a casino and played poker against a machine. But Kim wasn't just any poker player. And this wasn't just any machine.
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China Gains on the U.S. in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race

China Gains on the U.S. in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The United States no longer has a strategic monopoly on a technology that is widely seen as the key factor in the next generation of warfare.
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Fear sells in the computer security business, and quantum computers could be very scary

Fear sells in the computer security business, and quantum computers could be very scary | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Even though quantum computers don’t exist yet, security companies are preparing to protect against them.
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It's time for some messy, democratic discussions about the future of AI

It's time for some messy, democratic discussions about the future of AI | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
With a new set of principles for artificial intelligence, tech pioneers seem to be developing a conscience. Good – but the discussion must include more voices
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Inside China’s effort to replace millions of manufacturing workers with robots

Inside China’s effort to replace millions of manufacturing workers with robots | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Can China reboot its manufacturing industry—and the global economy—by replacing millions of workers with machines?
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We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It

We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
We’ve created an internet that senses, thinks, and acts. How can we protect ourselves if it goes wrong?
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There are two kinds of AI, and the difference is important

Artificial intelligence can solve many problems, but it won’t replicate the human brain anytime soon.
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The Bright-Eyed Talking Doll That Just Might Be a Spy

The Bright-Eyed Talking Doll That Just Might Be a Spy | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Germany has moved to pull the doll, Cayla, off shelves because of an insecure Bluetooth connection that hackers could use to eavesdrop on children who play with it.
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Ten Top Technologies That Will Transform The Healthcare Industry

Ten Top Technologies That Will Transform The Healthcare Industry | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
As healthcare moves to a model of any-time, any-place, continuous and personalized care, it is important to identify the key technologies that will enable this transition and work toward their implementation into different care settings. Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Healthcare research has identified several technologies that are most likely to [...]
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Should we be worried about AI?

Should we be worried about AI? | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The threat of malevolent machines with monstrous artificial intelligence dominating humanity is imaginary, says Luciano Floridi.
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Here’s how to use AI to make America great again

Here’s how to use AI to make America great again | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence could dramatically improve the economy and aspects of everyday life, but we need to invent ways to make sure everyone benefits.
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For a German industrial giant, making factories smarter is increasingly urgent

For a German industrial giant, making factories smarter is increasingly urgent | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
An old-school manufacturer is building smart factories to remain globally competitive.
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AI Is About to Learn More Like Humans—with a Little Uncertainty

AI Is About to Learn More Like Humans—with a Little Uncertainty | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Neural networks are all the rage right now. But they're still flawed. So top tech companies are looking at new forms of AI better at handling uncertainty.
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The Impending Crisis of the Internet of Things

The Impending Crisis of the Internet of Things | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Huge security flaws are being ignored by manufacturers — and are not easy to fix.
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Future of Farming and Technology Grow Together - iQ by Intel

Future of Farming and Technology Grow Together - iQ by Intel | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
In the the top producing farmlands of the world, attention is turning to technology and education to bring agriculture into the Digital Age.
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Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Healthcare’s Electronic Record Woes

Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Healthcare’s Electronic Record Woes | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
Blockchain technologies aren't just for crytpocurrency anymore. Researchers and corporations are turning to them for a very different business: healthcare.
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This AI can spot skin cancer as accurately as a doctor

Stanford University academics taught an algorithm to detect skin cancer using a database of 129,000 images
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Alibaba Targets the Global Market with Apsara Aliware Platform

Alibaba Targets the Global Market with Apsara Aliware Platform | Systems Theory | Scoop.it
The Chinese technology giant has launched a multipurpose platform-as-a-service technology built for scale and reliability—and capable of responding rapidly to changing market and business demands.
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