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The sex robots are here

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Science  21 Dec 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6421, pp. 1365
DOI: 10.1126/science.aav6001

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  • AI can play a key role in satisfying you with tactics of love

    Lily Frank wrote an article entitled “The sex robots are here” (1). The article raised four questions: What is love? What defines sex? Could human beings fall in love with machines? Should they?

    The goal of a sex robot is to satisfy you and for you to satisfy your robot. There are tactics of love with interactions between you and your robot. Human five senses including sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch are involved in this interaction. In addition to the human five senses, there is another sense that deals with how your brain understands where your body is in space (2). This sense is called proprioception (2). Proprioception includes the sense of movement and position of our limbs and muscles (2). For example, proprioception enables a person to touch their finger to the tip of their nose, even with their eyes closed (2).

    Artificial intelligence will play a key role in developing an ideal sex robot where AI can understand the basic human five senses with proprioception. AI can understand your behavior and predict your move for maximizing your satisfaction with tactics of love. The necessary technology including AI will be able to build the ideal sex robot. The future sex robot will be able to answer to the mentioned four questions.

    1. Lily Frank, The sex robots are here, Science 21 Dec 2018: Vol. 362, Issue 6421, pp. 1365

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    Competing Interests: None declared.

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