literature.sdsu.edu MA alum and Temple University PhD-stud. and obsceneMACHINE correspondent at large, Gabriel Cutrufello, checks in with a salient link on emotional robots:
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 12:28:57 -0500
Subject: Emotional Robots
From: Gabriel Cutrufello
To: Bill Nerricio
I hope all is well. I just ran across this article in the BBC online. They haven't happened yet, but apparently there is a firm commitment to create these emotionally responsive robots.
The professor running this affect-laden robotics research is Lola Cañamero. Another related researcher is here.