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The Resource Robot, written by Roger Bridgman

Robot, written by Roger Bridgman

Label
Robot
Title
Robot
Statement of responsibility
written by Roger Bridgman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots - from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings. Young readers will be amazed to learn all that robots can do: perform delicate surgical operations, clean city sewers, work as museum tour guides, or even battle each other in combat. Find out how humans have created these mechanical minds and bodies. Annotation. Take a detailed look at the fascinating world of robots from their earliest days through to the advanced intelligence of future robots with feelings. Including machines that perform delicate surgical operations and those that clean our sewers, to those that work as museum tour guides and even battle each other in combat, this book has timeliness of robots and a list of websites make this a complete guide to the world of robotics
Member of
Cataloging source
SDE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bridgman, Roger Francis
Dewey number
629.8/92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TJ211.2
LC item number
.B75 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
DK eyewitness books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robots
  • Robotics
  • Robots
  • Robotics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Robot, written by Roger Bridgman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Discover the amazing world of machines, from robots that play chess to systems that think"--Cover
Contents
What is a robot? -- Fictional robots -- Robot ancestors -- Beginnings of real robotics -- Robots on the move -- Robot senses -- Artificial intelligence -- Robots in industry -- Remote control -- Ready-made robots -- Battle of the bots -- Battle of the bots -- Sporting robots -- Robots in the lab -- Robots in medicine -- Helping around the home -- Going where it's hard to go -- Flying and driving -- Underwater robots -- Robots in space -- Robots and art -- Musical robots -- Animatronics -- Machines with feelings -- Teams and swarms -- Cyborgs -- Humanoids -- Into the future -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780756602543
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54752060
Label
Robot, written by Roger Bridgman
Publication
Note
"Discover the amazing world of machines, from robots that play chess to systems that think"--Cover
Contents
What is a robot? -- Fictional robots -- Robot ancestors -- Beginnings of real robotics -- Robots on the move -- Robot senses -- Artificial intelligence -- Robots in industry -- Remote control -- Ready-made robots -- Battle of the bots -- Battle of the bots -- Sporting robots -- Robots in the lab -- Robots in medicine -- Helping around the home -- Going where it's hard to go -- Flying and driving -- Underwater robots -- Robots in space -- Robots and art -- Musical robots -- Animatronics -- Machines with feelings -- Teams and swarms -- Cyborgs -- Humanoids -- Into the future -- Index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
64 p.
Isbn
9780756602543
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54752060

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