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Will robots soon be nursing you in hospital?

Duration: 02:41

Rosalind Picard, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, told HARDtalk robots will never completely replace doctors and nurses but they will have a role in healthcare.

Professor Picard is credited with starting the branch of computer science known as affective computing which looks at how computers could be developed to understand and respond to human emotions, leading to the possibility of greater roles for robots.

Available since: Thu 24 Oct 2013

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HARDtalk Professor Rosalind Picard

Zeinab Badawi speaks to Professor Rosalind Picard, founder of Affective Computing, MIT.

First broadcast: 24 Oct 2013

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