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Let us describe a very simple system that does something we could label as empathyc. A chatbot answers "I am sorry to hear that. What happened?" when we type "I feel bad", and it replies "I am glad to hear that. Fancy some music?" when we type "I feel good". Somehow, it perceives a human emotion, and acts accordingly. Planes fly but they do not fly as ...


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It seems to me that empathy is based on understanding the experience of another entity: originally Psychology. The ability to understand and appreciate another person's feelings, experience, etc. SOURCE: OED Using this definition, the AI would have to understand human experience. (There may be a "Chinese Room" issue in terms of whether one considers the ...


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Quite an interesting question, this sort of computational representation of biological systems are at the forefront of what we are trying to accomplish algorithmically. This can be tackled via a variety of coordinate frames and problem formulations and could be thought of quite philosophically, as it pokes at some deep questions such as free-will and ...


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It's just as in common use. Sentiment is a superset of emotion, further including feelings, intuition, and rational conclusions drawn from past experience. Analysis is also a superset of recognition, which also includes taking emotions like contentment, happiness, humor affected, anger, rage, and passion and determining what sequences of them mean in the ...


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Empathy is about living and values, just as someone can be a good person, or a bad person, based on their education, culture, past experience and values, just as I who recently became a father became much more empathic about my parents. If it's really a semi-programmed artificial intelligence that captures around you the experience with your programmers, ...


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