SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, Volume 49, Issue 3: 361-368(2019) https://doi.org/10.1360/N112018-00181

Human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence: from competition to integration

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  • ReceivedJul 16, 2018
  • AcceptedNov 6, 2018
  • PublishedMar 15, 2019


Human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence (AI) are the two most important information technologies in the era of intelligent information. Through the developing histories of human computer interaction and AI, it was found that the relation between human-computer interaction and AI has changed from a competitive (in the past) to mutual promotion (in the present) state. Some intelligent user interface combining both human-computer interaction and AI techniques has gradually become commercial application from the research perspective, such as natural gesture interaction, emotional computing, and voice dialog system. This paper reviews the development process of human-computer interaction and summarizes its relation with AI. Human-computer interaction provides research ideas for AI; moreover, human intelligence drives the development of human-computer interaction and human-machine interaction. In the future, we anticipate that the present mutual promotion and driving relation existing between AI and human-machine interaction will continue, and will even increase.

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