Human Machine Interaction

In 1950, Alan Turing posed perhaps the most provocative question of the 20th century: Can machines think? Turing’s now-famous “imitation game“ laid the groundwork for what we now know as the Turing Test, a benchmark for artificial intelligence. But Turing’s vision extended beyond mere mimicry. He grasped the potential for…

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Posted: June 2, 2024

As more uses for technology emerge, researchers are interested in studying which mechanism of technology, such as chatbots, voice assistants, and social robots, are most effective in explaining social presence and perceived trustworthiness for users. In other words, how do people tend to interact with different forms of interactive technology?…

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Posted: May 20, 2022

In a day and age where robots and artificial intelligence are a reality, the question of how different humans interact with these machines is key to improving the experience and outcomes. University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Assistant Professor Kun Xu sought to determine how humans perceive robots…

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Posted: September 7, 2019