Robotics

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Robotics

2015

Robots. The mere word conjures up a bevy of mind-bending images pulled straight from popular science fiction tales. But robots aren't just the stuff of entertainment. They're real. They're everywhere around you. And they're...

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John Long Ph.D.

In This Series

The Arrival of Robot Autonomy
Episode 1
The Arrival of Robot Autonomy
Robot Bodies and Trade-Offs
Episode 2
Robot Bodies and Trade-Offs
Robot Actuators and Movement
Episode 3
Robot Actuators and Movement
Robot Sensors and Simple Communication
Episode 4
Robot Sensors and Simple Communication
Robot Controllers and Programming
Episode 5
Robot Controllers and Programming
Human-Inspired Robot Planning
Episode 6
Human-Inspired Robot Planning
Animal-Inspired Robot Behavior
Episode 7
Animal-Inspired Robot Behavior
Basic Skills for Making Robots
Episode 8
Basic Skills for Making Robots
Designing a New Robot
Episode 9
Designing a New Robot
A Robot for Every Task?
Episode 10
A Robot for Every Task?
Robot Arms in the Factory
Episode 11
Robot Arms in the Factory
Mobile Robots at Home
Episode 12
Mobile Robots at Home
Hospital Robots and Neuroprosthetics
Episode 13
Hospital Robots and Neuroprosthetics
Self-Driving Vehicles
Episode 14
Self-Driving Vehicles
Flying Robots: From Autopilots to Drones
Episode 15
Flying Robots: From Autopilots to Drones
Underwater Robots That Hover and Glide
Episode 16
Underwater Robots That Hover and Glide
Space Robots in Orbit and on Other Worlds
Episode 17
Space Robots in Orbit and on Other Worlds
Why Military Robots Are Different
Episode 18
Why Military Robots Are Different
Extreme Robots
Episode 19
Extreme Robots
Swarm Robots
Episode 20
Swarm Robots
Living Robots?
Episode 21
Living Robots?
Social Robots
Episode 22
Social Robots
Humanoid Robots: Just like Us?
Episode 23
Humanoid Robots: Just like Us?
The Futures of Robotics
Episode 24
The Futures of Robotics