14th February 2003 at 00:00
Young designers and engineers in schools will soon be able to pit themselves against the best Artificial Intelligence-created robots in a battle to design virtual racing robots. The new web game, Soda, developed by Soda Creative and Queen Mary College's computer science department, covers such principles as gravity, friction, structural ability, computer programming and artificial intelligence. Train in advance in time-trials at

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