Robots Created That Develop Emotions in Interaction With Humans


Dr Cañamero with a sad robot

The first prototype robots capable of developing emotions as they interact with their human caregivers and expressing a whole range of emotions have been finalised by researchers.

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Robot Learns To Smile And Frown


The Einstein robot head at UC San Diego performs asymmetric random facial movements as a part of the expression learning process.

A hyper-realistic Einstein robot at the University of California, San Diego has learned to smile and make facial expressions through a process of self-guided learning. The UC San Diego researchers used machine learning to “empower” their robot to learn to make realistic facial expressions. Continue reading… “Robot Learns To Smile And Frown”


Predictive Powers: A Robot That Reads Your Intention?

European researchers in robotics, psychology and cognitive sciences have developed a robot that can predict the intentions of its human partner. This ability to anticipate (or question) actions could make human-robot interactions more natural.

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