Seth Teller, a professor of computer science and engineering at MIT who was well known for his efforts to advance human-robot interactions, died yesterday. He was 50, and he had been a member of the MIT faculty since 1994.
Teller was a member of MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). He led CSAIL’s Robotics, Vision, and Sensor Networks group, whose work aims to enable machines to become aware of their surroundings and interact naturally with people in health-care, military, civilian, and disaster-relief settings.
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