When two North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors, one in health sci­ences and the other in com­puter and infor­ma­tion sci­ence, came together to try to develop a system to help women breast-​​feed more suc­cess­fully, their project joined their common interest and their two worlds. They cre­ated a lac­ta­tion avatar: Tanya.

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