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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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Robotics

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 2828 words.

Robotics is the discipline, technology, and practice of designing, building, and using robots. Robots are artifacts and devices that can

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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

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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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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robotics

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 13 words.

The study of the design, manufacture, control, operation, and integration of robots.

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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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robotics

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

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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robotics

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 59 words.

The mechanization of tasks that would normally be undertaken by a human. Robots can undertake work in difficult and hazardous

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robot

Edited by Charles Doyle.

in A Dictionary of Marketing

January 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing. 60 words.

A program (known also as an Internet bot or a Web robot) that is run by a *search engine

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robot

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 71 words.

The International Standards Organization (ISO) defines a robot as ‘an automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose manipulator programmable in three

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