Building an AI That Feels: AI systems with emotional intelligence could learn faster and be more helpful


Publication Title
IEEE Spectrum
Publication/Creation Date
May 5 2021
Creators/Contributors
Mary Czerwinski (creator)
Javier Hernandez (creator)
Daniel McDuff (creator)
Microsoft Research (contributor)
Microsoft (contributor)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Discursive Type
Inventions
Description
Abstract:

In the past year, have you found yourself under stress? Have you ever wished for help coping? Imagine if, throughout the pandemic, you'd had a virtual therapist powered by an artificial intelligence (AI) system, an entity that empathized with you and gradually got to know your moods and behaviors. Therapy is just one area where we think an AI system that can recognize and interpret emotions could offer great benefits to people.
HCI Platform
Carryables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Hand
Source
https://www.doi.org/10.1109/MSPEC.2021.9423818