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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Uncanny Valleys of our Mind

As robots are starting to look more like people, the concept of what this means to our impressions of computing and interaction is starting to become important.  The concept of the 'uncanny valley', was developed by Japanese Researcher Masahiro Mori.  It represents the inherent uncomfortableness of the humanoid representation of robotics.  In an IEEE article Mori is interviewed about the concept.

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