Intriguing steps forward, ultimately about learning and updating the state of interactions. Consider too the mention of trust, and implications of deeper agency between bots, assistants and their human users.
AI Systems Are Learning to Communicate With Humans
A computer science professor out of Carnegie Mellon is developing CoBots, or collaborative robots, to help people with simple tasks around the office.
The CoBots are also being taught effective communication based on more than just numerical data, with the hopes that the bots can gain human trust.
In the future, service robots equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) are bound to be a common sight. These bots will help people navigate crowded airports, serve meals, or even schedule meetings. ... "