Robotics

A robot on EBRAINS has learned to combine vision and touch

How the brain lets us perceive and navigate the world is one of the most fascinating aspects of cognition. When orienting ourselves, we constantly combine information from all six senses in a seemingly effortless way—a ...

Robotics

Artificial skin brings robots closer to 'touching' human lives

Modern-day robots are often required to interact with humans intelligently and efficiently, which can be enabled by providing them the ability to perceive touch. However, previous attempts at mimicking human skin have involved ...

Computer Sciences

A quantum-inspired framework for video sentiment analysis

Automatically identifying the overall sentiment expressed in a video or text could be useful for a wide range of applications. For instance, it could help companies or political parties to screen large amounts of online content ...

Robotics

Trash talk hurts, even when it comes from a robot

Trash talking has a long and colorful history of flustering game opponents, and now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated that discouraging words can be perturbing even when uttered by a robot.

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