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FROM THE FIELD • The Uncanny Valley

  title={FROM THE FIELD • The Uncanny Valley},
  author={Masahiro Mori and Karl F. MacDorman and Norri Kageki},
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. For example, as effort x grows, income y increases, or as a car’s accelerator is pressed, the car moves faster. This kind of relation is ubiquitous and easily understood. In fact, because such monotonically increasing functions cover most phenomena of everyday life, people may fall under the illusion that… 

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