Servo Magazine ( May 2008 )

Robytes | May 2008 | Chatty Cathy Reincarnated

By Jeff Eckert    View In Digital Edition  

The concept of a mechanical talking adolescent isn’t exactly new, with the terminally cute Chatty Cathy dating back to 1960. But while Cathy — at her peak —could only speak 18 phrases, the iCub, designed by the RobotCub Consortium ([url=][/url]), may soon be generating complex conversations on its own. An international group, led by the University of Plymouth ([url=][/url]), began its Integration and Transfer of Action and Language Knowledge in Robots (ITALK) program on March 1 ...


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