The robot Leo. (Image courtesy of Andrea Lockerd and Guy Hoffman.)
This course features set of weekly reading responses in the assignments
section as well as examples of students' final projects
This course examines the issues, principles, and challenges toward building relational machines through a combination of studio-style design and critique along with lecture, lively discussion of course readings, and assignments. Insights from social psychology, human-computer interaction, and design will be examined, as well as how these ideas are manifest in a broad range of applications for software agents and robots.