Edinburgh scientists teach a robot human emotion

Sorry, we’re having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Waiting for Video… SCIENTISTS in Edinburgh are working on the next stage of artificial intelligence by teaching a robot how to express human emotion via facial expressions. The iCub has been recently acquired by the robotics laboratory at Heriot-Watt university, and is already proving something of a star attraction with students. iCub at Heriot-Watt university Dr Katrin S Lohan, Deputy Director of the Robotics Laboratory, said: “There has been a lot of interest in robotics recently, it’s become the sort of in thing. “We’re actually struggling to get everyone in.” The lab currently has ten PhD and eight Masters students, including PhD student Ingo Keller who gave the…


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