NAGOYA, Japan — Finally, a design object with feeling.
An intelligent robot with the conversational skills of a five-year old and the ability to express and respond to feelings has made its debut on the Japanese market. Standing about one-foot, six-inches tall, Ifbot is programmed with nearly 40,000 scenarios to be able to converse with humans, according to Hidenori Itoh, professor of intelligence and computer science of the Nagoya Institute of Technology, which invented Ifbot.
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