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MAS.965 Relational Machines, Spring 2005


The robot Leo. (Image courtesy of Andrea Lockerd and Guy Hoffman.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features set of weekly reading responses in the assignments section as well as examples of students' final projects.

Course Description

This course examines the issues, principles, and challenges toward building relational machines through a combination of studio-style design and critique along with lecture, lively discussion of course readings, and assignments. Insights from social psychology, human-computer interaction, and design will be examined, as well as how these ideas are manifest in a broad range of applications for software agents and robots.


Prof. Cynthia Breazeal

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session




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