Science fiction became reality as one of the University of Essexs newly born robots made her debut at the London Aquarium.
Miranda appeared at Londons County Hall as part of the Human-Centred Robotics research teams project to develop advanced, artificially intelligent software for human-robot interaction. The research has been part of an ambitious project, RoboCity, a joint initiative between the University and the London Aquarium which is the first of its kind in the world.
Professor Huosheng Hu, of the Department of Computer Science, explained: All too often our experience of robots stems from watching the latest science fiction movie, or the television programme Robot Wars rather than from actually interacting with robots. This is something the project hopes to address.
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