Why Shield AI? Bob Harward’s Perspective

My good friend, former Secretary of Defense and fellow professional warrior General Jim Mattis said, “America’s military has no pre-ordained right to victory on the battlefield.” The assumption that our military will […]

AI for Maneuver

We recently had the opportunity to discuss AI for Maneuver with the Secretary of Defense and its role as one of the cornerstones of the DoD’s JADC2 operating concept, along […]

The Challenges of Robotic Perception

What are the primary challenges of robotic perception? The perception challenges we experience as humans are the same types of challenges that robots face when trying to perceive the world. […]

Shield AI Fundamentals: On Perception

What does perception refer to in robotic systems? We’re referring to a robot’s ability to sense the environment around it, process the information that’s coming in from its sensors, and […]

Considering Communication in Coordinated Perception

Among multi-robot systems, what is the role of communication in perception? Communication is a consequential consideration within coordinated perception. Fundamentally, when we talk about coordinated perception, we are speaking about […]

Shield AI Fundamentals: On Knowledge Representation

We’ve spoken extensively about intelligence and learning in artificial systems. Can you elaborate on the concept of knowledge? Within the context of artificial intelligence, knowledge represents everything that the robot […]

Shield AI Fundamentals: On Learning Methods

What is the difference between supervised, semi-supervised and unsupervised learning? Within machine learning there are several types of learning methods. There include: supervised learning, semi-supervised learning and unsupervised learning, as […]