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Winfield, A. F. T. (Alan F. T.), 1956-
Robotics : a very short introduction / Alan Winfield
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TJ211 .W55 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Robotics
Physical Description xviii, 143 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (135-137) and index
Contents 1. Where are the intelligent robots? ; 2. Working robots: what robots do now ; 3. Biological robotics ; 4. Becoming human: humanoid and android robots ; 5. Trends in robotics research: new approaches ; 6. Robotic futures ; Further reading
Summary Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Yet, despite these successes, robots have failed to live up to the predictions of the 1950s and 60s. In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Winfield considers how robotics can be both a success story and a disappointment, and how robots can be both ordinary and quite remarkable
Series Very short introductions ; 330

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