Bina48: Humanoid Robot Developed to Teach

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Bina48: Humanoid Robot Developed to Teach

Bina48: Humanoid Robot successfully manages a lecture.

Bina48: Humanoid Robot successfully manages a lecture.

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Bina48: Humanoid Robot successfully manages a lecture.

Image Credited to Flickr

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Bina48: Humanoid Robot successfully manages a lecture.

Kryster L., Writer

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A female humanoid bot, Bina48, was created to provide an ethics philosophy lecture, according to IE (Interesting Engineering). Although the robot had some big challenges, including “how it will be received when entering the space”, it was able to deliver the lecture successfully. The experiment was held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, linkedin reports. The experiment was sought to determine if AI can “support a liberal education model,” says William Barry, a West Point professor.

“Before the class, they thought it might be too gimmicky or be entertainment. … They were blown away because she was able to answer questions and reply with nuance. The interesting part was that [the cadets] were taking notes,”  Barry and Maj. Scott Parsons, who, along with 100 students, had the opportunity of observing Bina48 in action, told Axios.

 

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