Shah Featured in The New York Times

Assistant Professor Julie Shah is working on increasing collaboration between humans and robots in the workplace.
Jason Dorfman, CSAIL photographer

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....