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The Uncanny Valley [From the Field]
Masahiro Mori, a robotics professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, wrote an essay on how he envisioned people's reactions to a humanlike robot would abruptly shift from empathy to revulsion as it approached, but failed to attain, a lifelike appearance. Expand
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An Uncanny Mind [Turning Point]
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FROM THE FIELD • The Uncanny Valley
A Valley in One’s Sense of Affinity The mathematical term monotonically increasing function describes a relation in which the function y 1⁄4 f x ð Þ increases continuously with the variable x. ForExpand