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Japan academics sorry for 'robot' cleaning woman cover

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A Japanese academic society has apologised for the front cover of their journal, which used a drawing of a cleaning woman with a cable in her back to depict the idea of artificial intelligence. 

This photo taken on January 10, 2014 shows a man reading the "Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence Vol.29 No.1" in Tokyo, whose front cover depicts a 'robot' cleaning lady

The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) was hoping to make "Jinkou Chinou (Artificial Intelligence)" more appealing to potential readers with a cover illustration on the first edition of the new year.

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