Robots and Avatars as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters

  title={Robots and Avatars as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters},
  author={Charles Rich and Candace L. Sidner},
  journal={AI Magazine},
manner of artificially intelligent entities in our daily lives. Unfortunately, in the interim, this has been true mostly in the realm of science fiction. Recently, however, pioneering researchers have been bringing together advances in many subfields of AI, such as robotics, computer vision, natural language and speech processing, and cognitive modeling, to create the first generation of robots and avatars that illustrate the true potential of combining these technologies. The purpose of this… CONTINUE READING
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