Luc Steels

Interview Location: Belgium

Interview Synopsis

In this interview, Steels discusses his career in robotics, particularly in regards to Artificial Intelligence and language. He outlines his research contributions at MIT, Schlumberger, Sony, and VUB, especially his involvement in the development of agent-based systems and Sony's Aibo. He comments on the challenges of embodied language, the state of European AI, and the future of robotics as a whole, as well as provides advice for young people interested in the field.

Biography

In this interview, Steels discusses his career in robotics, particularly in regards to Artificial Intelligence and language. He outlines his research contributions at MIT, Schlumberger, Sony, and VUB, especially his involvement in the development of agent-based systems and Sony's Aibo. He comments on the challenges of embodied language, the state of European AI, and the future of robotics as a whole, as well as provides advice for young people interested in the field.