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robot : a mechanism guided by automatic controls — Webster

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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

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Outline of Robotics (Wikipedia)

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Robot Gallery (Boston.com)
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Robots Exhibit (Science Museum, UK)

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

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

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Origin and Develoopment of Robotic Art (Eduardo Kac)
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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.

  • Artificial intelligence algorithm can learn the...
    on November 19, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or new materials.

  • Trash talk hurts, even when it comes from a robot
    on November 19, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    Trash talking has a long and colorful history of flustering game opponents, and now researchers have demonstrated that discouraging words can be perturbing even when uttered by a robot.

  • Better understanding of soft artificial muscles
    on November 16, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Artificial muscles will power the soft robots and wearable devices of the future. But more needs to be understood about the underlying mechanics of these powerful structures in order to design and build new devices. Now, researchers have uncovered some of the fundamental physical properties of artificial muscle fibers.

  • Human-machine interactions: Bots are more...
    on November 14, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    An international research team sought to find out whether cooperation between humans and machines is different if the machine purports to be human. They carried out an experiment in which humans interacted with bots. The scientists show that bots are more successful than humans in certain human-machine interactions -- but only if they are allowed to hide their non-human identity.

  • Artificial intelligence to run the chemical...
    on November 13, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    A new proof-of-concept study details how an automated system driven by artificial intelligence can design, build, test and learn complex biochemical pathways to efficiently produce lycopene, a red pigment found in tomatoes and commonly used as a food coloring, opening the door to a wide range of biosynthetic applications, researchers report.