Robots and Avatars as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters
A convergence of technical progress in AI and robotics has renewed the dream of building artiﬁcial entities that will play signiﬁcant and worthwhile roles in our human lives. We highlight the shared themes in some recent projects aimed toward this goal.
robot, avatar, embodied conversational agent, engagement, emotiom, collaboration, social relationship
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