Hanson Robotics

Using Tononi Phi to Measure Consciousness of a Cognitive System While Reading and Conversing

Abstract We conducted computational experiments estimating Tononi’s Phi coefficient to measure the “integrated information” within the OpenCog cognitive architecture on two types of tasks: Reading (i.e...

Realistic Human-like Robots for Treatment of ASD, Social Training, and Research

ABSTRACT This paper describes results from preliminary psychology experiments, which indicate that people (both children and adults) with autism or ASD accept realistic human-like robots, are not afraid of...

How People Naturally Describe Robot Behaviour

Abstract – Existing novice robot programming systems are complex, which ironically makes them unsuitable for novices. We have analyzed 19 reports of robot projects to inform development of an ontology of...

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