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Upending the Uncanny Valley

@inproceedings{Hanson2005UpendingTU,
  title={Upending the Uncanny Valley},
  author={David Hanson and Andrew M. Olney and Steve Prilliman and Eric Mathews and Marge Zielke and Derek Hammons and R. Fernandez and Harry E. Stephanou},
  booktitle={AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence},
  year={2005}
}
Although robotics researchers commonly contend that robots should not look too humanlike, many artforms have successfully depicted people and have come to be accepted as great and important works, with examples such as Rodin's Thinker, Mary Cassat's infants, and Disney's Abe Lincoln simulacrum. Extending this tradition to intelligent robotics, the authors have depicted late sci-fi writer Philip K Dick with an autonomous, intelligent android. In doing so, the authors aspire to bring robotic… 

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