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Japan’s Robotic Culture

October 20, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location Schmitt Hall - 104
Posted InCollege of Science and Mathematics

Selma Sabanovic (Indiana University - Bloomington) explains the roots of Japan’s cultural embrace of robots and artificial intelligence.  The Japanese heritage of sophisticated doll making, Shinto spiritualism, demographics, and the fascination with technology have all contributed to the widespread adoption of robotic machines.