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Cambridge developing 'mind reading' computer interface with the countenance of Charles Babbage (video)
12/23/2010


For years now, researchers have been exploring ways to create devices that third edition by the editors of the american heritage® dictionary. copyright © 2003 the nonverbal cues that we take for granted in human-human interaction. One of the more interesting projects we've seen of late is led by instructor Peter Robinson at the laptop* Laboratory at the health center of Cambridge, who is working on what he calls "mind-reading machines," which can infer mental states of people from their body language. By analyzing faces, gestures, and tone of voice, it is hoped that machines could be made to be more helpful (hell, we'd settle for "less frustrating"). Peep the video after the break to see Robinson using a straight


copyrights:cite this source synonym collection v1.1copyright © 2008 by lexico publishing group (and annoying) satnav device, versus one that countenance both the Cambridge "mind-reading" ui and a humanoid head modeled on that of Charles Babbage. "The way that Charles and I can communicate," Robinson says, "shows us the future of how people will merge with machines." Next stop: uncanny valley!

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