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Robot-robot team: cooperative games

Dr Michalis Smyrnakis explains how game-theoretic learning can provide a mechanism for robots to interact with eachother.

As we saw in the last step, in a human-robot team, the robot knows how to act because the human controller is telling it what to do. However, in a robot-robot team, the robots must interact and co-operate with each other to decide what to do next.

In this video, Dr Michalis Smyrnakis explains how game theory provides a mathematical framework for robots (in the example he uses UAVs or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) to work together to achieve a common goal. We’ll look at game theory in a bit more detail in the next step.

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