The Future of Robot-Human Interaction – Directions and Destinations
The last decade has seen a drastic change in the way technology and especially artificial intelligence influences our lifestyle as we can see with the rapid evolution of smartphones and tablets. Talking about artificial intelligence, robotics have fascinated the human mind since ages, the result of which were the creation of Jetsons, Terminators, Robocops, which started since the early 1960s and then followed by a long streak of movies and cartoons of what the space and robot world is going to be like. The question that whether humans will really be able to interact and develop feelings with robots as shown in movies and television has always made man think over everything times again.
Proponents of positive Robot-Human interaction believe that since it is not just the personality but the total of responsiveness, capability to learn and understanding the needs of each other is what makes the relationship between two individuals; if robots are able to deliver them all, there is no doubt in saying that Robot-Human interaction surely will work out.
However, there still are various large grey spots that need to be filled before Robot-Human interaction can be called life like and lasting, the biggest of which remains intuition. Because for humans, the core element remains the way his counterpart reacts to diverse situations, something no robot is likely to deliver.
No matter the size of human intelligence that the robots are fed, there are various key areas in Robot-Human interaction where there is a lot of work to do, some of them including, emotions and feeling of love and hate, care and sensibility of emotions and being able to teach and learn from common day life.
There is a school of thought that firmly believes that Robot-Human interaction is not likely because human thought has moved way ahead in terms of artificial intelligence, killing the prospects of robots in our lives. Still, various schools of robotic sciences believe otherwise.