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ro·bot (rbt, -bt)

1. A mechanical device that sometimes resembles a human and is capable of performing a variety of often complex human tasks on command or by being programmed in advance.
2. A machine or device that operates automatically or by remote control.
3. A person who works mechanically without original thought, especially one who responds automatically to the commands of others.

ro·bot·ics (r-btks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)

1. The science or study of the technology associated with the design, fabrication, theory, and application of robots.

  • Android World - This site is devoted to androids. An android is an anthropomorphic robot - i.e. a robot that looks like a human.
  • Applied Science and Engineering Laboratories - Applied Science and Engineering Laboratories, Rehabilitation Engineering, Assistive Technology, AAC, Speech, Gesture, Rehabilitation Robotics, and Learning Technology.
  • Boadicea - The goal of the Boadicea project was to build a small walking robot with better mechanical performance than previous small robots.
  • Flakey - A custom-built platform approximately 3 feet high and 2 feet in diameter operating within SRI's own office environment.
  • Handy Board Robotics - A 6811-based microcontroller system that lets you build mobile robots for educational, hobbyist, and industrial purposes.
  • Hazardous Duty Robots - Here are three dangerous situations where hazardous duty robots could be used. Read the scenarios, meet the robots, and then match the right robot to the job.
  • Humanoid Robotics Group - MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
  • K-Team - Develops and sells single board cpu and innovative mobile robots for research, education and industrial applications.
  • MIT Leg Laboratory - One-legged hoppers, bipedal runners, bipedal walkers, a quadruped, and two kangaroo-like robots.
  • Nasa Robotics - Welcome to the NASA Robotics Alliance Project (formerly the NASA Robotics Education Project).
  • Robot - Robot Kits, Robotics, and Toy Robots.
  • Robot Learning Laboratory - Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon.
  • - Robotics News, Tutorials, Discussion Forums, and Books.
  • Robotics Institute - Established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks.
  • Robots Online - Play in our online robot game room or chat with other robot enthusiasts.
  • Shadow Robot Group - A robot that can reach the cupboards, turn the taps, get up the stairs. A robot that can function in a human environment to do the repetitive things we need to do.
  • Simulated Reality Systems - Build Robots or learn more about them?
  • Team Delta - Battle Robots.
  • The Computer Museum History Center - The world's authority on the history of computing technology..
  • U.C. Berkeley - Robotics and Intelligent Machines Lab.
  • Xavier - Brought to you by the Learning Robot Lab of the Robotics Institute in CMU's School of Computer Science.


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