Robotics

Human-like robots may be perceived as having mental states

When robots appear to engage with people and display human-like emotions, people may perceive them as capable of "thinking," or acting on their own beliefs and desires rather than their programs, according to research published ...

Machine learning & AI

Developing artificial emotional intelligence

Can artificial intelligence (AI) have emotional intelligence? Research published in the International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation, plots the roadmap.

Computer Sciences

Artist's intent: AI recognizes emotions in visual art

Experts in artificial intelligence have gotten quite good at creating computers that can "see" the world around them—recognizing objects, animals, and activities within their purview. These have become the foundational ...

Security

Phishing tricksters nab the warm fuzzies, smiles

Phishing is the most common form of cyberattack and still growing. Yet, in a survey of Internet users, it was found that 45 percent of those surveyed did not understand what phishing was or the risk associated with it.

Robotics

New 'emotional' robots aim to read human feelings

The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability, and offer advice and encouragement.

Computer Sciences

Fiction books narratives down to six emotional story lines

Our most beloved works of fiction hide well-trodden narratives. And most fictions is based on far fewer storylines than many have imagined. To come to this conclusion, big data scientists have worked with colleagues from ...

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