Robot learning companion offers custom-tailored tutoring

child and robot Parents want the best for their children's education and often complain about large class sizes and the lack of individual attention.
Goren Gordon, an artificial intelligence researcher from Tel Aviv University who runs the Curiosity Lab there, is no different.
He and his wife spend as much time as they can with their children, but there are still times when their kids are alone or unsupervised. At those times, they'd like their children to have a companion to learn and play ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=137895&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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