Menu Close

AI devs claim they’ve created a robot that demonstrates a ‘primitive form of empathy’


Columbia University researchers have developed a robot that displays a “glimmer of empathy” by visually predicting how another machine will behave. The robot learns to forecast its partner’s future actions and goals by observing a few video frames of its actions The researchers first programmed the partner robot to move towards green circles in a playpen of around 3×2 feet in size. It would sometimes move directly towards a green circle spotted by its cameras, but if the circles were hidden by an obstacle, it would either roll towards a different circle or not move at all. After the observer robot watched the…

This story continues at The Next Web

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *