I’m researching how robotics can help mental health and thought I’d share an academic poster I am presenting shortly. … More Can Robotics Support Mental Health Outcomes?
As part of my weekly paper reviews I read a 2008 paper that describes creating a robot eye based on the physical design of a human eye. It didn’t go well. … More Creating a Biomimetic Robotic Eye
Robots and artificial intelligence will change the world and the capacity for improvement is phenomenal – but what if we get it wrong? A question I received on YouTube got me thinking. … More Robot Ethics – Will They Kill All Humans?
This week I look at a paper discussing whether we can ever really like super-realistic humanoid robots as much as humans. … More Is the Uncanny Valley an Uncanny Cliff?
SimSensei provides a virtual human (a 3D rendered human) that through a camera and microphones can conduct interviews to assist in diagnosing and support treatment for depression and PTSD. … More SimSensei – A Virtual Human Assisting with Depression and PTSD Therapy
In this week’s paper review I check out some research looking at whether or not children with autism are able to read emotions in the same way as those who are not. The results are surprising. … More Testing Emotional Recognition for Autism Spectrum Disorder with the Zeno R50 Robot
Computer games introduced behaviour trees to manage complexity in AIs about ten years ago – so just how could this concept be used in drone technology? … More Using Computer Game Behaviour Trees in UAVs – Paper Review