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Robotics / edited by Kenneth Partridge.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Reference shelf ; v. 82, no. 1.Publication details: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 2010.Description: viii, 173 p. ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9780824210960 (alk. paper)
  • 0824210964 (alk. paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 629.8/92 22
LOC classification:
  • TJ211 .R556 2010
Contents:
Of men and machines : robotics--past, present, and future. Robots may storm world--but first, soccer / Mikiko Miyakawa ; Better than people ; The robotic economy / Arnold Brown ; Robot population explosion / Alan S. Brown ; Science reaches for the dream machine / Conrad Walter -- Faster, stronger, cheaper : robotic automation in the workplace. Robots on the rise / Jack Smith ; New era of robots / Lindsay Chappell ; Robotics orders are rising / Michael LeGault ; Robotics' growth skyrockets / Jean Thilmany ; Machine-tending robots increase flexibility, morale ; Meet the new robots / John Teresko -- "The robot will see you now" : robotics in health care. Dress for action with bionic suit / John Boyd ; Robo-school / Jean DerGurahian ; Now you see me-- / Claire O'Connell ; Swallow the surgeon ; Robots : the next generation / Joseph Mantone ; Paging Dr. C-3PO / Dave Carpenter -- Robots in space. Space robot 2.0 / Molly Bentley ; Robonauts / Carolyn Y. Johnson ; NASA and Caltech test steep-terrain rover / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; Robot armada might scale new world / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; NASA to begin attempts to free sand-trapped Mars rover / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; Robot firm aims for contract to build lunar launch pad / David Templeton -- Lifesavers or killing machines? The pros and cons of robots in the military. Bug-sized spies / James Hannah ; Attack of the killer robots / Eric Stoner ; Mobilizing machines / Andrew Waldman ; Forget everything bad I said about robots / Scott Feschuk ; Killer robots / Gordon S. Clark ; Robots on battlefield -- Thinking, feeling robots : the dream (or nightmare) of artificial intelligence. AI comes of age / Gary Anthes ; New generation humanoid robots raise ethical dilemmas : scientist ; Robot babies / Abigail Tucker ; Robots may soon have tails, whiskers / Chinadaily.com ; Dreaming of electric sheep / Steven Johnson ; Forecasts for artificial intelligence / Bohumir Stedron.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-169) and index.

Of men and machines : robotics--past, present, and future. Robots may storm world--but first, soccer / Mikiko Miyakawa ; Better than people ; The robotic economy / Arnold Brown ; Robot population explosion / Alan S. Brown ; Science reaches for the dream machine / Conrad Walter -- Faster, stronger, cheaper : robotic automation in the workplace. Robots on the rise / Jack Smith ; New era of robots / Lindsay Chappell ; Robotics orders are rising / Michael LeGault ; Robotics' growth skyrockets / Jean Thilmany ; Machine-tending robots increase flexibility, morale ; Meet the new robots / John Teresko -- "The robot will see you now" : robotics in health care. Dress for action with bionic suit / John Boyd ; Robo-school / Jean DerGurahian ; Now you see me-- / Claire O'Connell ; Swallow the surgeon ; Robots : the next generation / Joseph Mantone ; Paging Dr. C-3PO / Dave Carpenter -- Robots in space. Space robot 2.0 / Molly Bentley ; Robonauts / Carolyn Y. Johnson ; NASA and Caltech test steep-terrain rover / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; Robot armada might scale new world / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; NASA to begin attempts to free sand-trapped Mars rover / NASA Jet Propulsion Lab ; Robot firm aims for contract to build lunar launch pad / David Templeton -- Lifesavers or killing machines? The pros and cons of robots in the military. Bug-sized spies / James Hannah ; Attack of the killer robots / Eric Stoner ; Mobilizing machines / Andrew Waldman ; Forget everything bad I said about robots / Scott Feschuk ; Killer robots / Gordon S. Clark ; Robots on battlefield -- Thinking, feeling robots : the dream (or nightmare) of artificial intelligence. AI comes of age / Gary Anthes ; New generation humanoid robots raise ethical dilemmas : scientist ; Robot babies / Abigail Tucker ; Robots may soon have tails, whiskers / Chinadaily.com ; Dreaming of electric sheep / Steven Johnson ; Forecasts for artificial intelligence / Bohumir Stedron.

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