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This time around, [DARPA Grand Challenge] autonomous vehicles would run a simulated military supply mission in a mock urban area. To succeed, the vehicles would have to complete a 60-mile course safely in less than six hours, obeying traffic laws and avoiding obstacles while they merge with moving traffic, negotiate intersections and even pull into and back out of parking spaces...
The Machine Intelligence Laboratory (MIL) provides a synergistic environment dedicated to the study and development of intelligent, autonomous robots...
Applications of MIL research include underwater unmanned vehicles, humanoid robots, autonomous land vehicles, swarm robots, Micro-Air Vehicles (MAVs), direct brain-machine interfaces (BMIs), and autonomous household robots.
I liked the last one, pbs did a great in depth show on it a few weeks back