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Peter Robinson: Computing with emotions | CMU RI Seminar

curated by | March 28, 2015

“We monitor each other’s facial expressions, vocal nuances and body posture and gestures, and use them to make inferences about other people’s mental states. Our understanding of mental states shapes the decisions that we make, governs how we communicate with others, and affects our performance. People express these social signals even when we are interacting with machines, but computer interfaces currently ignore them. In effect, computers are autistic.”

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