Issue No. 06 - November/December (2009 vol. 24)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIS.2009.118
<p>"Where's My Personal Robot" tracks recent developments in personal robots. The market for toy robots has suffered in the recession, but applications in medicine, security, maintenance, and telepresence may provide a route to consumer acceptance. "Wherever You Go, There You Are" focuses on location-based services for mobile computing. "xplain Yourself!" describes a user interface being developed that acts as a liaison between computer users and their applications, providing a way for users to teach their applications what they really want.</p>
In the News, robotics, personal robots, location-based services, passive personalization, user interfaces, learning algorithms
M. Ingebretsen, "Where's My Personal Robot?," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 24, no. , pp. 90-93, 2009.