Shah Featured in The New York Times
Photo: Jason Dorfman, CSAIL photographer
1 April 2013
Assistant Professor Julie Shah’s work with developing new algorithms that allow robots to collaborate and adapt to the working preferences of their human co-workers, has been featured in The New York Times.
The article spotlights Shah’s work with cross-training, a new method for enabling better interaction between humans and robots by allowing them to swap roles and learn from one another.
Shah leads the Interactive Robotics Group at CSAIL with the goal of developing innovative methods for enabling more fluid human-robot teamwork in high intensity domains—drawing on expertise in artificial intelligence, human factors, and systems engineering.
Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/business/robots-and-humans-learning-to-work-together.html?_r=1&.