April 12, 2004
The days of the unfeeling, infuriating machine will soon be over. Scientists are now creating computers and robots that can detect and respond to users’ feelings.
The discoveries are being channelled by Humaine, a Â£6 million program just launched by the EU to give Europe a lead in emotional computing.
The systems depend on scientists’ new-found ability to recognize the physiological expressions of emotions — changes in stature,… read more