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Talking 'Baby' Robot

(2)Robotics experts at the University of Plymouth are preparing to start a four-year project to teach a "baby" robot called iCub how to talk. The project could lead to the development of humanoid robots capable of learning, thinking and talking.
"The outcome of the research will define the scientific and technological requirements for the design of humanoid robots able to develop complex behavioral, thinking and communication skills through individual and social learning," said Angelo Cangelosi, Professor in Artificial Intelligence. More at BBC News(1).

1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/devon/7268965.stm
2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/devon/7268965.stm

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