Summary: Are we going to fall in love with embodied agents? Multidisciplinary research in human-robot romantic love
How to model a human-to-robot romantic relationship? Just a few elements will do: artificial emotional hormones, intelligent affective system and probabilistic parameters of love between humans and the robot…
Summary: Online introduction to Artificial Intelligence at Stanford University
If you take this course, you will be graded just like Stanford University students, and you can get a certificate matching your skills to the Stanford grading curve. Though online, it is a serious class: 8 homework assignments, 2 timed exams and many hard deadlines. To pass this class, expect to work at least 10 hours per week - Stanford students do all this! Become one of them starting in September 2011.
Summary: Chatbots.org presents virtual humans technology as it stands
The virtual humans industry is growing very fast, as predicted the futurist Erwin van Lun and independent research companies such as Gartner or CCM Benchmark. Nevertheless, many advanced research projects, 3D human design methods or modeling techniques are not commonly known. Therefore, we would like to present three extraordinary state of the art examples of humanlike conversational artificial intelligence. They are expected to be adopted soon by the virtual humans industry.