How to have a more natural conversation with a robot

Microtechnics - Apr 11
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New Waterloo Engineering-led research quickens the response time for robots to react to human conversation Talking to a robot often feels stilted or delayed, thanks to computer software trying to keep up with the conversation. However, new research from the University of Waterloo has improved the ability for humans to communicate naturally with humanoid robots.

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Analysis identifies areas for improvement in the overall health of Canada’s population

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Study involving Western professor shows rate of improvement for burden of disease in Canada has plateaued since 2011 Understanding the trends in the h

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Weak link between adolescent media use and psychotic experiences in adulthood

As digital media becomes an increasing part of daily life for teens, the question of how heightened screen time will impact their brains in the future is becoming more pressing.

Health - Apr 10

Keys to the genome: unlocking the package

Scientists at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for opening up the human genome and expressing new genes.

Helping robots make a better first impression

Microtechnics

Researchers track the personalities of social robots to improve how they interact with humans An interdisciplinary research team from the University o

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