Personalized 'deep learning' equips robots for autism therapy


Photo: Autistic boy interacting with humanoid robot NAO, A woman is sitting next to him; Copyright: MIT Media Lab

Machine learning network offers personalized estimates of autistic children's behavior: An example of a therapy session augmented with humanoid robot NAO [SoftBank Robotics], which was used in the EngageMe study. Tracking of limbs/faces was performed using the CMU Perceptual Lab's OpenPose utility.