Re: Inverted pendulums...

Daniel (daniel.aznar@supaero.fr)
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 18:03:12 +0100 (MET)

I think that it s a big deal because it is pretty impressive. It is also
pretty impressive when the control is made using fuzzy logic (less than 10
rules).

D

Colin Hopkins wrote:

> Hi there folks, this is my first attempt at using a news group so I hope
> it works...
>
> I have frequently heard about the problem of making a computer balance a
> pendulum that has been inverted. My only reaction to this, so far, has
> been, "So what."
>
> Could someone take the time to explain why this problem is so important
> to AIs, robots and such?
>
> Could you also explain what is so hard about the problem?
>
> As far as I can see it should be very easy to solve and I wil be working
> on a prototype as soon as I have the time...

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