Proposal for Research on Automatic Program Synthesis Systems


Develop a general plan to conduct sets of experiments which utilize results of the study to date and consider at least the following additional aspects:
(1) Conduct of experiments in which an obvious intermediate objective (subgoal) shall be discovered by the automaton system; missions in which some significant change is made to the environment during the experiment; and missions in which navigation about an area is not the principal “intelligent” task.
(2) The ability to monitor the status of system elements (e.g., hardware registers, property lists, preprocessed visual scenes) during operation. Reduction of system speed during monitoring is acceptable.
(3) Utilization of equipment or techniques to enable access of the vehicle to a variety of environments (e. g., via radio link), interaction with human operators, improved “intelligence” (picture processing, machine learning), or increased speed.

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