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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 9 Designing a New Robot Episode 12 Mobile Robots at Home Episode 3 Robot Actuators and Movement Episode 4 Robot Sensors and Simple Communication Episode 18 Why Military Robots Are Different Episode 24 Futures of Robotics Episode 20 Swarm Robots Episode 2 Robot Bodies and Trade-Offs Episode 16 Underwater Robots That Hover and Glide Episode 11 Robot Arms in the Factory Episode 21 Living Robots? Episode 22 Social Robots Episode 1 Arrival of Robot Autonomy Episode 15 Flying Robots: From Autopilots to Drones Episode 17 Space Robots in Orbit and on Other Worlds Episode 5 Robot Controllers and Programming Episode 7 Animal-Inspired Robot Behavior Episode 6 Human-Inspired Robot Planning Episode 8 Basic Skills for Making Robots Episode 19 Extreme Robots Episode 23 Humanoid Robots: Just like Us? Episode 10 A Robot for Every Task? Episode 13 Hospital Robots and Neuroprosthetics Episode 14 Self-Driving Vehicles.
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Summary, etc.:
Robots. The mere word conjures up a bevy of mind-bending images pulled straight from popular science fiction. But robots aren't just the stuff of entertainment. They're real. They're everywhere around you. Yet for all their seen (and unseen) prevalence, robotics remains mysterious to most of us. In these episodes, take a journey that will demystify the world of robots and provide a comprehensive introduction to these intelligent machines.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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