Koen Hindriks is a Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and head of the social artificial intelligence group. Within this group, he and his team focus on making the interaction between machines and people more social. Hindriks also owns Interactive Robotics, a start-up in Delft that builds social robots for education and healthcare. We talk to him about applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the collaboration between AI and people, such as in schools and care. Will there be a robot in front of your children’s classroom anytime soon?
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