Robert Trappl is head of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence and Professor Emeritus of Medical Cybernetics and Artifcial Intelligence at the Center for Brain Research at the Medical University of Vienna. Robert hates to write project proposals(but does), hates even more if these proposals are rejected (they sometimes are), loves to explore new areas and loves to lecture (and does both), loves fascinating people (whom he expects to meet at TEDx 2011), and loves to love.
they need help
lower wages paid
robots who help people stay in their homes and be happy there
currently an initiative from the EU community
Human Brain Project
maybe another 50-100 years, they may be as smart as we are
I want to compensate for my natural stupidity
learning, but we're missing something, mid 1990's
show a film of an eyeball being removed
those that are not emotional, are not good decision makers
what is the emotional state of a person
can you model personality?
emotional software agents
turntating, group conversations, when you are the speaker, Knowing when and at what time to take the attention of others
emotions to understand that their partner is upset, don't ask him silly questions