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Video Title: NOVA: The Great Robot Race
Description: Join NOVA for an exclusive backstage pass to the DARPA Grand Challenge—a raucous race for robotic, driverless vehicles sponsored by the Pentagon, which awards a $2 million purse to the winning team. Armed with artificial intelligence, laser-guided vision, GPS navigation, and 3-D mapping systems, the contenders are some of the world's most advanced robots. The program is divided into seven segments: A Hard Problem; The Red Army; Team Dad, TerraMax, and Ghostrider; Stanley; Making the Cut; The Race is On; and Everybody Wins.
Date of Video: March 28, 2006
Color. Sound. Length (min:sec): 60:00.
Copyright Info: 2006 WGBH Educational Foundation
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Location of Original: ? WGBH Boston
Comments: QuickTime, RealVideo, Windows Media (hi/low)
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Contributor: Jon Glick
Collections: PBSVideos


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