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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Any device for performing computational or physical tasks automatically. For example, in computing, a robot is a program that trawls the Web for information, indexing it, say, for a search...

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Robotics

Alan Winfield.

September 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Artificial Intelligence. 168 pages.

Robotics: A Very Short Introduction explains how it is that robotics can be both a success story and a disappointment, how robots can be both ordinary and remarkable, and looks at their...

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robot

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Any device for performing computational or physical tasks automatically. For example, in computing, a robot is a program that trawls the Web for information, indexing it, say, for a search...

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robot

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(especially in science fiction) a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically. The term (from Czech robota ‘forced labour’)...

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robot

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A program which traverses a number of web pages following the hyperlinks and carrying out some process such as checking whether any Web pages have changed since the last visit. The most...

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robotic

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Of or relating to a robot; resembling or characteristic of a robot. Hence robotical, adj., robotically, adv., roboticized, adj., roboticization, n.1941 I. Asimov Astounding S‐F (May) 50...

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robotics

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The automation of laboratory procedures in which there are a number of repetitive operations. In genomics and proteomics such operations may be performed by a robotics workstation.

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robotics

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Literature.

A discipline overlapping artificial intelligence and mechanical engineering. It is concerned with building robots: programmable devices consisting of mechanical actuators and sensory organs...

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robot

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 19 words.

A machine, usually controlled by computer, that is capable of performing routine and repetitive tasks without human intervention.

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robot

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 19 words.

A machine, usually controlled by computer, that is capable of performing routine and repetitive tasks without human intervention.

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robotics

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 75 words.

A discipline overlapping *artificial intelligence and mechanical engineering. It is concerned with building robots: *programmable devices consisting

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