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Aperture Robot Repair Vive VR Demo (The Lab, Steam).

Resources

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General

Portal

Agents & Robots (RefDesk.com)
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CompInfo – The Computer Information Center)
Robotics Portal (Wikipedia)

Dictionary

robot : a mechanism guided by automatic controls — Webster

FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Glossary

Learn About Robot: Glossary

Encyclopedia

Robot is a mechanical intelligent agent which can perform tasks on its own, or with guidance. In practice a robot is usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer and electronic programming. Robots can be autonomous or semi-autonomous and come in those two basic types: those which are used for research into human-like systems, such as ASIMO and TOPIO, as well as those into more defined and specific roles, such as Nano robots and Swarm robots; and helper robots which are used to make or move things or perform menial or dangerous tasks, such as Industrial robots or mobile or servicing robots. Another common characteristic is that, by its appearance or movements, a robot often conveys a sense that it has intent or agency of its own. — Wikipedia

David Darling’s Encyclopedia of Science, Britannica

Introduction

Introduction to various robotics related topics (Dummies.com)

Outline

Outline of Robotics (Wikipedia)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History






Brief History of Robotics (Mega Giant Robotics)
Robot Gallery (Boston.com)
|Celebrity robots (Alli Knothe, Boston.com)
History of robots (Wikipedia)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Museum




Robots Exhibit (Science Museum, UK)

Robots and Beyond: Exploring Artificial Intelligence at MIT (MIT Museum)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

Introduction to Robotics (Oussama Khatib, Stanford)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Forum

Reddit

News

Science Daily, MIT Robotics,, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

US Robotics Research Programs (DARPA)
Engineering Humans for War (Annie Jacobsen, The Atlantic)

Document

USA.gov

Expression


Origin and Develoopment of Robotic Art (Eduardo Kac)
Robotic Art (Wikipedia)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

Future

The future of robotics: 10 predictions for 2017 and beyond (Bob Violino, ZDNet)
Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans (Wired)

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Robotics Research News -- ScienceDaily Robots and Artificial Intelligence. From babybots to surprisingly accomplished robots, read all the latest news and research in robotics here.

  • New reservoir computer marks first-ever...
    on October 16, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    A group of researchers reports the construction of the first reservoir computing device built with a microelectromechanical system. The neural network exploits the nonlinear dynamics of a microscale silicon beam to perform its calculations. The group's work looks to create devices that can act simultaneously as a sensor and a computer using a fraction of the energy a normal computer would use. […]

  • Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring...
    on October 15, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Researchers developed a system that can automatically image single molecules within living cells. This system employs learning via neural networks to focus appropriately on samples, search automatically for cells, image fluorescently labeled single molecules, and track their movements. With this system, the team achieved the automated determination of pharmacological parameters and quantitative characterization of the effects of ligands and inhibitors on a target, which has potentially profound […]

  • New technique locates robots, soldiers in...
    on October 9, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Scientists have developed a novel algorithm that enables localization of humans and robots in areas where GPS is unavailable. […]

  • AI tool automatically reveals how to write apps...
    on October 9, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    Researchers have created a new tool, called 'DiffProf,' that uses artificial intelligence to automatically decide for the developer if a feature should be improved to drain less battery and how to make that improvement. […]

  • Artificial intelligence helps reveal how people...
    on October 9, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated, much of the public attention has focused on how successfully these technologies can compete against humans at chess and other strategy games. A philosopher has taken a different approach, deconstructing the complex neural networks used in machine learning to shed light on how humans process abstract learning. […]